Tag: devices

Innovation, Med Tech

Internet of Things: a tsunami of clinical trial data

July 29, 2022


Internet of Things (IoT) is the catchall term covering devices that collect and exchange data with other devices over the internet. And, according to experts involved in their rollout in clinical trials, the sector is at a tipping point. In […]

Innovation, Medical Devices, Regulatory

Dilemmas in regulating brain-computer interface devices

June 11, 2019


The guidance follows an FDA public workshop and centres around recommendations for industry on procedures for non-clinical testing and clinical trial design when developing brain-computer interface devices. The aim is to ensure the safety and effectiveness of research output in […]

Innovation, Medical Devices, Regulatory

FDA issues draft guidance for brain-computer interface devices

February 25, 2019


BCI devices are often used to regulate limb prosthesis. The direct control feature of these implants is expected to enable significantly more mobility and independence for patients. The regulatory agency added that the devices possess the potential to help people […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Wearable health technology: fads or the future?

September 5, 2018


As the wearable health technology market continues to grow it can be hard to distinguish the trendy consumer devices from those with useful medical applications. From the debate over smart watches to the latest wearable MRI scanner, here’s a roundup […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Wireless sensors collect temperature and pressure of bedbound patients

April 11, 2018


An international team of researchers has developed wireless skin-like sensors for collecting temperature and pressure information from bedridden patients. The researchers from the US, China and Korea described the small devices, which are about the size of a US cent […]

Med Tech

Why is IoT not catching on faster in healthcare?

December 7, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

Healthcare organizations tend to be more pessimistic than other industries about benefits the Internet of Things can bring for them, according to Stephanie Jernigan, assistant professor of in the operations management department at Boston College. “The top two reasons why […]

Med Tech

Mobile apps emerging as essential population health tools

March 16, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

While mobile apps are new enough on the care delivery scene that many providers have only begun dabbling, consumers are sending a strong message that forward-thinking hospital executives can translate into an opportunity for improving population health management programs. Northwestern […]