Q Bio, company based in California, it has just raised € 40 million to fund its quantitative personal health assessment system.
In summary, Q Bio offers a continuous monitoring system even for those without symptoms. Thanks to a special web platform and a vast biomarker system, a complete screening of health risks can be obtained in 75 minutes and submitted to doctors.
It is like having a continuous picture of your health to notice in real time if something is wrong, and to intervene promptly.
Q Bio provides individuals and clinicians with the tools and information they need to make quick and accurate health decisions. “This is the most precious thing any of us can have when we get sick or injured. It can help avoid many unnecessary interventions in the healthcare system today. "
Q Bio, a search engine for the body
"Our platform helps you correlate a variety of factors to automatically identify the most relevant changes related to risk factors and present them to your doctor."
According to the company's website, there are three levels of membership: Health Q, Monitor Q and Citizen Scientist Q, priced at $ 3, $ 495 and $ 6.495.
Health Q offers a single 75-minute Q Bio exam per year, as well as a 30-minute review of telemedicine data. Q monitor offers two exams per year plus two reviews of telemedicine data. Citizen scientist Q it offers additional benefits, such as additional risk-related detailed MRI scanning, advanced genetic panels and blood toxin analysis.
A (salty?) "Canon of health" to always be under observation.
Yet, at least in relation to the expensive prices of American health care, this subscription formula is even convenient. It also includes screening for lung cancer risks, usually excluded in traditional monitoring formulas.
Once reservations for the service were online, Q Bio received such overwhelming demand that it had to create a waiting list.
"We have only shown a sample of what we have planned and what is possible to do", says Jeff Kaditz, CEO of Q Bio, when asked about the plans his company has for the next 12-18 months.
What we currently offer is just a small piece of the overall puzzle.
The plan is ambitious. This new form of "digital health" is fully included among the disruptive transformations of our society.