Medical Devices

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By Kat Jercich 10:26 am February 19, 2021
The organization acknowledged the racist and exclusionary actions of its commonly recognized founder, Dr. Nathan Davis, and announced that it would be removing his bust from public display.
A coffee pot in a machine
By Kat Jercich 03:50 pm February 16, 2021
The device is said to be the first that can track cardiovascular signals and multiple biochemical levels in the body at the same time.
Mignon Clyburn

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By Kat Jercich 09:09 am February 15, 2021
Former FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn says addressing the long-term consequences of systemic racism in healthcare will require candid and honest conversation.
By Dave Muoio 05:52 pm February 05, 2021
The company hopes that its more descriptive reports will distinguish the personal ECG offering from others limited to atrial fibrillation detection alone.
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By Kat Jercich 03:11 pm February 05, 2021
Henry Ford cardiologists warned that the magnetic array in the new iPhones can potentially interfere with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators.

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By Sophie Porter 02:25 am January 27, 2021
The partnership will be used to advance patient care at Rennes University Hospital and propel the hospital’s clinical research and innovation strategies.
President Joe Biden in a mask

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By Kat Jercich 12:01 pm January 21, 2021
The changes herald a major overhaul for agencies struggling to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
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By Mike Miliard 03:44 pm January 14, 2021
The agency plans to take a "multi-pronged approach" to advancing oversight of machine learning-enabled devices – with an eye toward ensuring patient safety, algorithm transparency and real-world results.
Dr. David Levine Brigham Health Home Hospital

Patient Bill Terry (left) gets treated at home by Dr. David Levine as part of the Brigham Health Home Hospital program. (Credit: Brigham and Women's Hospital.)

By Bill Siwicki 12:23 pm January 11, 2021
Now that CMS will pay for home hospital care, Brigham and Women's and other pioneering providers are pushing forward with this care in part to help with the crush of COVID-19 patients.
Kidneys showing up as red on an otherwise black-and-white X-ray
By Kat Jercich 09:10 am January 08, 2021
"If you look at what patients want, more than anything they'd like to have an implantable kidney. But innovation has not been forthcoming."