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Arm function restored with robotic wearable for people with ALS

Feb. 6, 2023
Some 30,000 people in the U.S. are affected by amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, a neurodegenerative condition that damages cells in the...

AAMI issues remote-controlled hospital devices COVID-19 guidance

Dec. 2, 2020
The Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI) published a new consensus report (CR) detailing guidelines for the implementation of remote control for many...
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Photo courtesy: Purdue University

Study to develop algorithms for detecting earliest signs of COVID-19 from smartwatch data

Oct. 1, 2020
Purdue University researchers have begun a study that would help determine if continuously collected biometric smartwatch data could be used to reliably and accurately detect ...

Masimo adds continuous body temperature measurement sensor to remote patient platform

July 30, 2020
A Masimo press release announced a significant expansion to the Masimo SafetyNet platform with the introduction of Radius T°, a wearable, wireless sensor that provides continuous...
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Nonin Medical announces FDA clearance of a wireless handheld multi-parameter device

July 9, 2020
Nonin Medical, Inc. announced the CO-Pilot Wireless Handheld MultiParameter System (H500) received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The CO-Pilot...
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FDA allows expanded use of devices to monitor patients’ vital signs remotely

March 23, 2020
As part of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) ongoing efforts to address the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the agency issued a new policy that allows manufacturers...