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Hearing Implants to Stream Music from App
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — People with hearing implants will soon be able to stream music and take phone calls wirelessly from Apple devices. Apple is teaming up with medical device maker Cochlear Limited to develop the first-ever cochlear implant sound processor that allows...
July 31, 2017
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What do you think? Tech Company Inserts Microchips in Employees
It sounds like the start of a dystopian novel. A company called Three Square Market inserts microchips in the hands of its employees, right between the thumb and pointer finger. Being part machine does not hurt much, Tony Danna, vice president of international...
July 27, 2017
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FDA Exempts Over 1000 Medical Devices from 510(k) Requirement 
The 21st Century Cures Act paved the way for deregulation of a host of medical devices ranging from surgical lights to dentures. FDA announced this week a list of more than 1,000 medical devices that will now be exempt from 510(k) notification requirements — a move...
July 19, 2017
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10 AI Apps Set to Play Important Role in Healthcare Development
If you have doubt that artificial intelligence is going to play a role in healthcare’s continued development, think again.   A new report from Accenture, titled “Artificial Intelligence: Healthcare’s New Nervous System,” provides a bit of clarity on why technology will be a...
June 23, 2017
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Medical Device Tax Repeal Still in Debate
Democratic senators on the Appropriations Committee chafed at Price’s refusal to give “yes or no” answers to their queries, as they used his appearance before them to criticize the drafting an Obamacare replacement bill without their input, and for what they believe will...
June 19, 2017
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Incentives to Upgrade Legacy Medical Devices
Cycling out legacy medical systems and devices that create cybersecurity vulnerabilities for healthcare providers is a difficult task that could benefit from a structured incentive program, experts say. One reason healthcare is plagued with cybersecurity vulnerabilities is that the industry is built on...
June 16, 2017
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Move Over Digital Health, the Future is Prepping for Digital Medicine
The future of healthcare is not a device or a drug thus far undiscovered. No, it’s digital and that’s no surprise — but it’s not nearly as simple as today’s digital health. Rather, forward-looking hospitals including Mount Sinai, LifeBridge Health and Thomas Jefferson,...
June 13, 2017
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Medicine Is Going Digital. The FDA Is Racing to Catch Up
WHEN BAKUL PATEL started as a policy advisor in the US Food and Drug Administration in 2008, he could pretty much pinpoint when a product was going to land in front of the reviewers in his division. Back when medical devices were heavy on...
May 24, 2017
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Medical Systems Hacks Are Scary, but Medical Device Hacks Could Be Even Worse
On Friday, a major cyber attack hit health systems around the world. In Britain, where the attack affected hospital IT systems, doctors were unable to access patient records. Ambulances were diverted and emergency care delayed. Unfortunately, attacking hospital IT systems is just the tip...
May 15, 2017
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