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UP071: BackpackEMR // electronic medical records for mobile clinics in remote locations

UP071: BackpackEMR // electronic medical records for mobile clinics in remote locations

Update: 2020-04-29
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Interview begins: 7:50
Debrief begins: 51:01
Lori Most is the founder and CEO of BackpackEMR.
Based in Bloomington, Minnesota, BackpackEMR is a medical EMR software designed for mobile clinics in rural, low-income markets. BackpackEMR is the sustainable, portable, non-internet dependent solution for electronic data recording in internationally underserved areas.
Lori Most has been in technology, coding, and design before coding was cool, having worked for prominent companies such as Target and United Health Group. Her pivotal decision to found a startup and create an EMR software came after a volunteering trip to South America.
We discuss:

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  • Lori's coding and tech in and after college (8:01 )

  • Volunteering on medical trips in Peru and decision to make an EMR software (12:11 )

  • Backpack's technical and offline hurdles (20:06 )

  • Current customers, pricing, and hardware (22:29 )

  • Transition from paper/past EMR systems to Backpack (30:00 )

  • Combining forces with Timmy Global Health (33:01 )

  • Balancing public benefit and for-profit motives (34:11 )

  • Sales strategies for different markets: assessing value and price (36:03 )

  • Team and future needs (46:38 )

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Learn more about BackpackEMR: https://www.backpackemr.com/
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