Category: Stanford Hospital
Stanford surgeons implant a pacemaker into a 15-minute-old baby born with heart disease.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Stanford surgeons implanted a pacemaker into the heart of a 15-minute-old baby girl who was born with a dangerously low heart rate.
A team of 20 doctors implanted the device into the infant just minutes after she was born, 9 weeks premature, making her one of the youngest pacemaker recipients in the world.
Boston Scientific begins enrollment for its NECTAR-HF clinical trial of chronic vagal nerve stimulation for heart therapy.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL —Boston Scientific Corp. (NYSE:BSX) enrolled the first patients into the NECTAR-HF clinical study testing chronic vagal nerve stimulation as a therapy for heart failure patients.
A patient medical record breach at Stanford Hospital left thousands of patient records exposed on a commercial website for nearly a year.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Thousands of patient medical records from Stanford Hospital containing names and diagnosis codes were publicly exposed on a commercial website for nearly a year before being caught last month.
About 20,000 emergency room patient records were exposed on a website aimed at helping students find financial aid for school since Sept. 9, 2010 as a downloadable attachment.