Background

Fine Birth

Differentiating between true preterm labor and false preterm labor events at the Point-of-Care

Fine Birth

Fine Birth

Fine Birth is an easy to use, low cost, revolutionary device that can be used at every Threatened Preterm Labor event. Fine Birth is the only device that allows an immediate diagnosis of Threatened Preterm Labor at a price 76x times lower than IVD, and that physicians can apply to every Threatened Preterm Labor case and at any environment (not only at Hospitals with Neonatal care units but at OB/GYN offices, Primary Healthcare Centers, etc. as well).

Unmet need: Unnecessary Re-location and Hospitalization of False Preterm Labor Threats

The Standard of Care is not working:

  1. Low positive prediction value of current Threatened Preterm labor diagnostic tests: 85% of hospitalized pregnant women are false threats, and doctors must hospitalize them even knowing that they probably are a false positive case.
  2. Patients with TPTL symptoms attended at PHC, OB/GYN offices, rural areas and Low to middle income countries (LMIC) hospitals are re-located to reference hospitals even although 95% TPTL are false threats.

Implementing Fine Birth at OB/GYN offices and Hospitals w/Neonatal Care Unit

INNITIUS Value Proposition:

  1. To improve Positive Prediction Values and Negative Prediction Values of current Standard of Care, avoiding unnecessary treatment & hospitalization of false TPTL cases. Improving diagnosis accurateness will impact directly into reducing the morbidity risk (both, at the pregnant woman and the newborn) associated with the unnecessary treatment of healthy patients.
  2. Decentralization of the diagnostic. To provide a tool that can be used. by every Qualified Person. Not only at Reference Hospitals, but at the Point-of-Care, avoiding unnecessary relocation of false Threatened Preterm Labor cases.

Advantages

Differentiate between false pre-term labor and true labor and…

…Ensure that patients experiencing true preterm labor are directed to the most appropriate healthcare facility for both mother and neonate for delivery,

… Reduce the unnecessary use of therapies which have a significant morbidity including tocolytics, high dose corticosteroids and antibiotics

Other advantages…

no contraindications

lower cost per patient tested than current method

easily applied

by any obstetrician in any healthcare environment where Threatened Preterm Labor patients may be initially seen: OB office, emergency department or maternity ward

adapted to clinical practice

developed as a standalone portable/handheld system: you can use it anywhere