Medical Devices

A person holding a mobile phone with a person wearing a stethoscope on screen
By Kat Jercich 10:59 am November 23, 2020
A recently published JAMIA paper argues that design, implementation and policy considerations must be taken into account when developing virtual care technology.
Person in white coat, frustrated in front of computer
By Kat Jercich 02:42 pm November 17, 2020
Although most providers say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, many say challenges remain – from workflow to reimbursement rates.
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By Kat Jercich 11:19 am November 13, 2020
 As COVID-19 surges and supply lines become critical, health system leaders are working toward real-time visibility and predictive tools for inventory, pricing, lead times and demand trends.
A pregnant person stands with their hands on their belly
By Kat Jercich 10:50 am November 09, 2020
Although it may seem counterintuitive, telemedicine can act as a bridge between vulnerable pregnant people and their providers.
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By Kat Jercich 03:32 pm November 06, 2020
The initiative is an expansion of a partnership earlier this year to develop face masks and nasopharyngeal swabs that could be printed on production-level equipment.
People in medical attire review images on a screen
By Kat Jercich 02:43 pm November 05, 2020
The company's NUCLeUS platform includes new telestration capabilities that allow multiple users to annotate live stream videos or still images simultaneously.  
kidney
By Kat Jercich 04:04 pm November 02, 2020
The artificial kidneys can be wearable, implanted, bioengineered, developed as a xenotransplant or chimera organ, or created using a different approach.
Two abstract blue faces filled with code, meant to represent artificial intelligence, facing each other
By Kat Jercich 01:51 pm October 27, 2020
A KLAS report finds that most health systems rely on a mishmash of artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to meet their needs.
Bakul Patel, FDA's Digital Health Center of Excellence director

Bakul Patel, director of FDA's Digital Health Center of Excellence

By Mike Miliard 04:19 pm October 23, 2020
"As these machines learn, we feel like there is going to be a change in expectation," said Bakul Patel, director of the FDA's Digital Health Center of Excellence.
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By Kat Jercich 04:56 pm October 22, 2020
At a meeting of the agency's Patient Engagement Advisory Committee, officials stressed the necessity of ensuring there's diversity in the data used to train algorithms.