Michigan medical app maker Ideomed will get to dodge FDA review for its medical app, allowing the company to save a lot of time and money in reaching a larger audience.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The race for an all-in-one health data tracking system just got another contender as WebMD announced its new Healthy Target system for collecting and storing information from sleep monitors, blood glucose meters and other health and fitness technologies.
Silicon Valley device maker iHealth is looking to make a big impression with its new Align mobile blood glucose monitor, launching the produce alongside a major reduction in the cost of testing strips after winning FDA clearance this month.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — A debate is growing between healthcare providers and Silicon Valley app-makers over the proper role and rate of regulation for mobile apps that may impact patient health.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — Some 13,000 students around the world watched live as U.K. surgeon Dr. Shafi Ahmed performed tumor resection surgery while wearing Google Glass.
Ahmed not only opened his operating room, he took questions during surgery from students who typed them in online. The questions were displayed on Ahmed’s Google Glass, appearing in the bottom left-hand side where they did not obstruct his vision during surgery.