Kevin King, CEO of Silicon Valley digital health company iRhythm, tells MassDevice about the promise of Big Data and how remote patient monitoring can reveal intricate details of the habits of the heart.
The FDA wants CareFusion to stop selling its anesthesia breathing circuit and the Denver ascites shunt and percutaneous access kit until it applies for clearance for changes made to the devices and clears up some quality control issues at a plant in Illinois.
UPDATED July 24, 2014, with comment from CareFusion.
Boston Scientific beats Wall Street's expectations and its own forecasts for 2nd-quarter sales and earnings, with strong performances from its core implantable cardiac defibrillator and drug-eluting stent businesses.
Hearing devices maker Cochlear Limited warns that Medicare's proposed rule change could limit access to certain cochlear implants.
A proposed change to Medicare's reimbursement of hearing aids could leave patients on their own when they need the a specific type of bone-anchored hearing aid implant, according to device maker Cochlear Ltd. (ASX:COH).
Since 1999, Patientsite, the BIDMC shared record between doctor and patient, has enabled patients to track blood pressure, glucometer readings, activities of daily living, mood, pain etc. but few patients have used those features.
Why? Because it requires time and energy to maintain that data.
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