Tagged medical devices


Apple files patent for electronic health device

Apple have continued its push into the medical device sector by filing for a patent for a new electronic health device. The device is intended to monitor users’ health information and consists of a number of sensors that use light to assess the person’s health data. Information that the device intends to monitor includes blood…


FDA outlines digital health plan

The FDA has released a statement regarding plans that help regulate digital health technologies. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced that the organisation is working on the Digital Health Innovation Plan which “is focused on fostering innovation at the intersection of medicine and digital health technology.” The plan will involve the FDA making sure it has the…


Digital Health Age: Weekly news roundup

Digital Health Age takes a look at some of the biggest stories that have emerged over the course of the past week.   An Apple a day Last week, Apple made a number of announcements regarding its digital health initiative. The company’s WorldWide Developers Conference shone a spotlight on the Apple Watch and the upgrades…

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