Bangalore, 25th October 2021: HealthCube, a leading healthtech brand, has announced the appointment of Runam Mehta, as the company’s CEO. HealthCube designs and manufactures point-of-care diagnostic devices. Under Runam’s leadership, the company will focus on scaling the business of its path-breaking healthtech ecosystem across Indian and international markets.
As the Chief Growth Officer earlier, Runam built and executed strategies for entry into new market segments such as paperless Covid wards, senior living facilities and nursing homes while consolidating the business in Government, CSR and corporate sectors. As CEO, she will be a part of a women-led management team including Dr Radha Rangarajan as the Chief Technology Officer. HealthCube’s Founder Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan will continue in his role as Chairperson of the Board.
Innovations in healthcare are focused on diagnostics for detecting diseases early, across the globe. However, access to testing remains a key determinant of successful outcomes. HealthCube is addressing this need through its clinically validated devices that are portable, multi-parametric, digitally enabled, and easy to use. The company’s suite of devices test for basic health parameters such as blood glucose, hemoglobin, blood pressure, detect infectious diseases markers and even perform ECGs.
Talking about her new role, Runam Mehta, Chief Executive Officer, HealthCube said, “As the demand for healthcare expands, it is clear that healthtech will play a central role in filling gaps in access. Innovative products, such as devices by HealthCube, hold the answer to reducing the global burden of chronic conditions through timely testing, monitoring and tracking. Our modular solutions can be deployed in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings including remote areas, rural community centers and mobile clinics. As CEO I look forward to expanding HealthCube’s footprint across the country and internationally.”
Dr Ramanan Laxminarayan, Founder and Board Chair, HealthCube, said, “In Runam, HealthCube has found the right blend of expertise in healthcare innovation and experience with markets. Her keen understanding of evolving healthcare needs will enable HealthCube to play a crucial role in the digital transformation of diagnostic technologies. I know that she will do an outstanding job as our new CEO.”
Commenting on the developments, Dr Radha Rangarajan, CTO, HealthCube said, “I look forward to working closely with Runam. Together, we hope to deliver on the company’s vision of improving access to high quality diagnostics, paving the way for early intervention”.
HealthCube ensures that accurate diagnosis is within easy and convenient reach of billions of people in both developed and developing economies. HealthCube designs and manufactures point-of-care diagnostic devices to enhance the quality of primary care in diverse settings. HealthCube’s multiparametric technology can test for over 30 parameters including blood glucose, hemoglobin, blood pressure, detect infectious diseases markers, and even perform ECGs. Their easy-to-use and portable devices are medical grade, clinically validated, and digitally enabled, with results available instantly. HealthCube is an ISO 13485 certified company which has received certification from Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and European CE. HealthCube is backed by global marquee investors including Alkemi Ventures, Perot-Jain Ventures, Acumen, and SV Latam Capital. As of date, over one million beneficiaries have been registered on HealthCube Ecosystem and 2.5 million tests have been performed.