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  1. cageymaru

    Aetna Will Reward Its Attain App Users with an Apple Watch

    Aetna has launched a new initiative called Attain that will allow its users to pay for their Apple Watch by participating in the program. Aetna has deep clinical experience assisting its members with their healthcare needs from wellness to chronic disease. Through the use of an Apple Watch, the...
  2. cageymaru

    The Apple Watch ECG App and Other Health Monitoring Assistants Are Live

    Apple has been granted De Novo classification by the FDA for the Apple Watch Series 4. This certification as a unique device allows Apple Watch customers running watchOS 5.1.2 access to features that enable the detection of irregular heart rhythms. Consumers will be notified when the PPG-enabled...
  3. cageymaru

    Coolso Technology Reveals Muscle Bio Sensors for VR and AR at Trade Show

    Coolso Technology has unveiled its new muscle bio sensors that allow everyday gestures to be interpreted as commands in virtual reality and augmented reality. The company's founder Jack Wu says that they have many uses beyond gaming and medical applications. At the 2018 Meet Taipei Startup...
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Medtronic Disables Pacemaker Software Updates Over Security Concerns

    Following an independent investigation by security experts, and an FDA review, Medtronic disabled software updates for the Medtronic CareLink and CareLink Encore Programmer models 2090 and 29901, which are used in pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, cardiac resynchronization devices, and...
  5. cageymaru

    Texas Hospitals Are the First in the Country to Feature a Robot Helper

    Moxi is a socially intelligent robot that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to create facial expressions to convey information to staff members at a hospital. It is not a chatbox robot; in fact it makes very little noise other than to announce its presence. It is designed to perform menial...
  6. cageymaru

    PC Auto-Update After Patient Given Anesthesia Causes Hospital to Cancel Exam

    We all loathe software updates regardless if they are Windows updates, phone updates, etc. They interrupt our train of thought and sometimes they commandeer our devices and restart them on their own. A Norwegian hospital, Ostfold Hospital, experienced the nightmare of a lifetime as a patient...
  7. R

    Apple is Launching Medical Clinics for its Employees

    Apple is launching a group of clinics that hey are calling AC Wellness for it's employees and families this spring. The company quietly posted the website acwellness.com that was first spotted by CNBC. The website outlines more details about the initiative, as well as job listings for a primary...
  8. cageymaru

    Targeted Guided Surgery AR System Granted Clearance by FDA

    German company Scopis has successfully petitioned and been granted clearance by the FDA to bring it's augmented reality surgery technology to the USA. The Scopis AR system is designed to assist doctors treating during ENT surgeries. ENT is Otolaryngology or in layman's terms ear, nose, and...
  9. AK0tA

    Calling all Paramedic, EMT and EMS students

    Hey guys this was posted on the Emergency medical boards my wife works on and she passed it to me. This is a training program, I tried it and could be of interest to those in the field of emergency care mass cas triage. Calling all Paramedics, EMTs and EMS students! We are examining the...
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