BlackBerry and and NantHealth Together Launch a Cancer Genome Browser

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BlackBerry has announced in collaboration with NantHealth, a healthcare focussed data provider, the launch of a mobile diagnostic app for its passport device which will help doctors to access cancer patient’s medical data from any location. It will come pre-loaded on BlackBerry’s Passport smartphones.

The company aims to help patients and doctors to make more informed decisions in the fight against cancer.

According to The Economic Times, the company said that the cancer genome browser on the BlackBerry passport will help physicians to have a deep detailed study of the patients’ report and to quickly and accurately decide on the appropriate treatment.

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The square screened BlackBerry’s Passport device was launched in September. The company says that its design can to cater to the needs of the physicians, with a wider screen that allows better analysis of X-rays, scans and other medical reports.

BlackBerry’s Chief Executive John Chen said, with this tie up with NantHealth he expects the demand of their Passport device to rise among the healthcare professionals.

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