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Electronic House Calls

Company develops a telemonitor for at-home health care.
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With hospitals discharging patients earlier, home health care has blossomed into a billion-dollar industry. That gave McKinsey & Co. alumnus Thomas Manning the idea for a business in telemonitoring, which lets people read their vital signs at home and send data by phone to physicians. Buddy Systems Inc., in Northbrook, Ill., is now marketing its at-home terminal to national health-care companies.

-- Leslie Brokaw

Last updated: Apr 1, 1989




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