Team at Intermountain Medical Center Research Unveils Cortisol Measurement Tool Via Smartphone Device With Possibilities for Worldwide Use for Clinical Laboratory Testing
After a visit to Uganda, a research team leader was inspired to develop a medical laboratory tool for diagnosing adrenal disorders
Saliva and the smartphone do not appear to be a harmonious pair, particularly as elements of a method to remotely perform a medical laboratory test for cortisol. But new research at Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, Utah, suggests they can work together to help physicians remotely conduct cortisol tests.
Intermountain Healthcare is an internationally recognized, nonprofit healthcare system based in Salt Lake City, Utah, with 22 hospitals, more than 185 physician clinics, and 33,000 employees throughout the state of Utah, as well as an affiliated health insurance company, SelectHealth. (more…)