Apple Watch is now fulfilling its promise to let people take EKGs of their heart and notify them of any irregular heartbeat.
The spinal-cord stimulators that medical device companies and doctors have touted as a panacea for millions of patients suffering from pain are more dangerous than many patients know, an Associated Press investigation found.
A Washington University researcher has pinpointed six biomarkers that could lead to a simple breathalyzer test for malaria.
The FDA's post-market medical device cybersecurity plans and procedures don't go far enough to protect public health in the face of cyber-threats, according to an OIG audit. The FDA, in response, has agreed with the OIG's recommendations.
The CMS is seeking input on whether it should expand Medicare coverage for blood pressure monitoring devices. Up to 55% of the Medicare population has hypertension, according to federal data.
Providers said they don't get the support they need from medical device manufacturers, and they also said they struggle with keeping accurate inventories of their devices, according to a survey by KLAS and CHIME.
MIT researchers are working on a way to target medical treatment with an 'in-body GPS.'
New technologies and devices that meld telemedicine with artificial intelligence and predictive analytics are giving hope for greater care coordination to thousands and potentially millions of people in the healthcare system.
Stryker Corp. has agreed to acquire K2M Group Holdings, a key player in the spinal medical device industry, for $1.4 billion.
Virtual reality is emerging in healthcare as a high-tech solution to problems as varied as training doctors, reducing medical errors and helping patients manage pain.
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The maker of a permanent contraceptive implant subject to thousands of injury reports from women and repeated safety restrictions by regulators said Friday that it will stop selling the device in the U.S.