Mediktor is a system that evaluates a person’s symptoms using artificial intelligence, machine learning and natural language processing to guide the interview with patients just as a doctor would, recommend what they should do next and give them a list of possible conditions from the symptoms detected. According to the company, it is the first clinically proven system to evaluate symptoms in the world, and does so with 91.3% accuracy. The company is facing many challenges in 2018, explains co-founder and CEO, Cristian Pascual.
I’m restless and a non-conformist. I like challenges. This has led me to a wide variety of professional projects. As I matured professionally, it became clearer and clearer that I wanted to start up my own project. I waited for the right time, personally and professionally, to set off on my own and here we are, revolutionizing access to healthcare around the world with Mediktor.
The most important thing is to surround yourself with the right professionals who share your motivation for the project. You have to find a complete team, with complementary members, that is united. It seems easy… but it isn’t! The main reason start-ups go under is differences between the founders. If you can convey your passion for what you’re doing to someone else, you’ve already ahead.
Think big, make a project that is totally scalable. In an increasingly global world, distances and time are approaching zero: take advantage! Think about how you can expand your solution as quickly as possible… and prepare to never give up, because it won’t be easy.
In 2018, we want to consolidate our present in the US market. We just hired a new director for our New York office and plan to hire two more people. The US healthcare market is huge and American companies are more open to adopting new technology. Additionally, we will also bolster our technical team to continue leading the market of symptom evaluation systems. Finally, we’re kicking off 4 clinical studies for further clinical validation of our solution. So, 2018 is going to be full of challenges and we are looking forward to it.