LUNAR helped pioneer a model to reduce healthcare costs, which is key to offering quality care in many emerging markets. The IO Bone Drill is a low-cost, manually driven device developed specifically for the India market. Its technology is based on the helical-drive mechanism used in inexpensive hand powered push drills. In an emergency situation, the device enables the fast delivery of life-saving fluids to patients of all ages in under 60 seconds. With the growing emphasis on cost savings in domestic medical devices, the manual drill could become a viable product in the U.S. market as well.
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