e-Kare Raises Funding

e-Kare, Inc., a Fairfax, VA-based digital health company that speeds the assessment and monitoring of chronic wounds, raised a funding of undisclosed amount.

The Center for Innovative Technology‘s CIT GAP Funds made the investment.

The company intends to use the funds to enhance its technologies and team.

Founded in 2013 by Patrick Cheng as a spin-off enterprise from the Children’s National Medical Center (CNMC), e-Kare has developed a proprietary point-of-care subscription service that enables comprehensive 3-dimensional wound assessment on a mobile device. It also provides a HIPAA-compliant cloud management platform to support the front-end device, allowing clinicians to archive, access and analyze the clinical images and informatics generated from the e-Kare sensor.
The management platform can also interface with the clinicians’ existing electronic health record to further streamline care delivery.

the e-Kare team consists of experts in the fields of surgery, computer vision and mobile technology. e

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