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Chris McCann: Drop-out sells his medical armband firm Current Health for £300m

A university drop-out who abandoned his medical studies to create a wearable armband that monitor patient’s health has sold the company for £300 million.

Chris McCann launched Current Health in 2015 after coming up with the concept while doing rounds in hospital wards, having spent three years reading medicine at Dundee University.

The company supplies software and wearable devices which allow the vital signs of a patient to be monitored without the need for a medical professional.

Its systems can look at things such as blood pressure, oxygen levels, temperature, breathing and heart rate.

The products can provide warnings if the elements being measured drop below certain levels and then give alerts if a patient might need medical treatment.

They are already used in the

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