Medical Devices

A doctor speaking with a patient via videoconference
By Kat Jercich 01:09 pm May 12, 2021
A new report found that many cardiac patients are not consistently connected via remote monitoring tools – indicating a missed opportunity for improved outcomes.
By Thiru Gunasegaran 11:22 pm May 03, 2021
The BWATCH sensor can be potentially integrated into hospital systems such as the nurses' call system.
A pile of binders
By Kat Jercich 03:40 pm April 19, 2021
The agency changed regulations concerning medical device data systems, medical image storage devices and medical image communications devices, among others.
athelets relaxing after jogging in the park
By Dave Muoio 04:51 pm March 31, 2021
Published yesterday in PLoS ONE, the data suggests an alternative to the six-minute walk test often conducted in clinics to measure functional capacity.
A person wearing a stethoscope on a computer
By Kat Jercich 09:06 am March 16, 2021
One New York-based managed care organization used telemedicine to decrease emergency department visits among its members. 
A person sleeping
By Kat Jercich 12:08 pm March 11, 2021
Although few people have sought help from a sleep specialist via telemedicine, the majority of respondents to a Philips global survey say they'd be willing to try it.
Amazon Echo Plus
By Mallory Hackett 05:49 pm March 09, 2021
Consumer smart speakers’ wide usage presents an opportunity for the “next generation of health monitoring solutions,” the researchers said.
Vail Health cybersecurity
By Bill Siwicki 12:06 pm March 02, 2021
The health system scans each asset and confirms that targeted vulnerabilities have been patched and can be considered as resolved.
The AMA logo
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.