CDC Details How emocha Improved TB Treatment In Houston, Puerto Rico

A Baltimore startup’s work was behind positive results reported by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

The seperate reports detail how a health IT platform developed by Baltimore-based emocha was successfully used in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, and to stop an outbreak in Puerto Rico.

emocha, a Johns Hopkins spinout, has a platform that allows medical professionals to observe patients taking medication remotely via video. One area of early use has been in the treatment of tuberculosis, in which the observation by healthcare workers is required.

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