Corporate Profile – FORUS

The IEEE EMBS MSRIT chapter,IEEE EMBS Bangalore chapter, in association with Forus, organized the corporate profiling of Forus,which was held on the 15th of September, 2015, at the Hi-Tech seminarhall,MSRIT campus.

The corporate profile was open for the faculty and the students of medical electronics.

Dr.Sriraam extended a word of gratitude to all those who were present and ensured that the upcoming talk would be of immense importance and help us in updating our technological knowledge.


The guests being welcomed

The speaker for the day was Mr. Padmanabha Holla,co-founder of Forus Healthcare.

Mr. Padmanabha Holla holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science Engineering from Mysore University. He is certified Design for Six Sigma Black-Belt. He also holds a PMP certification from the Project Management Institute. Mr.Holla is one of the co-founder of Forus Health. He was instrumental in successfully overseeing the start up phase of the company. During the company’s initial days,Mr.Holla has managed people,process,products, information technology, engineering, quality, branding and operations of this revolutionary healthcare company. The most relevant value that Mr.Holla brings in is his multifaceted expertise of managing a start-up. He likes to play chess ,listening to self-help audio books,keeping abreast of technology and philosophy on the web.


Talk by Mr. Holla

In his talk ,Mr. Holla detailed the features to be kept in mind while designing a device to be used in the medical field. Few of the key points are as follows:

  • The device should overcome the travelling issues and should be less prone to patient’s visit to the hospital.
  • A device to be implemented which doesn’t require a doctor or a technician to operate in order to over come their busy schedule.
  • The device should be portable and affordable.
  • Easy maintenance.
  • Fewer components to be used to lower the faults if any.


3nethra Royal being the highlight

Mr. Holla ,then spoke about the various aspects of 3Nethra screening devices which include 3Nethra classic, 3Nethra Kido,3Nethra Royal and 3Nethra Neo.

3Nethra Royal was the highlight. He also described its features :

  • 3nethra royal is equipped with objective auto refractometer which measures the spherical ,cylindrical and astigmatic axis.
  • A non-mydriatic opthalmic imaging device.
  • Provides digital images of the anterior and posterior segments.
  • Dry Eye Imaging
  • Can be operated by a minimally trained person.
  • Compact, portable and affordable.
  • Works on any window laptop.









Opportunity to use 3nethra by the faculty and the students

Mr. Holla also stressed on how the 3nethra royal captures the pupil and displays the results. Few of the students and the faculty members were allowed to take the opportunity to use 3nethra royal.

The corporate profile was concluded by a token of appreciation to Mr.Holla and his colleagues. It indeed helped the students to learn about the technological aspects used in medical field.