Implantable Wireless Heart Failure Management System Significantly Reduces Hospital Readmissions and May Inspire Implantable Diagnostic Test Devices

Implantable devices with this technology could be designed to perform some of the same kinds of assays currently handled in medical labs Implantable diagnostic devices that report results wirelessly to patients’ physicians could be both a threat and an opportunity for clinical laboratories and pathology groups. News of clearance by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of an implantable monitoring device for home use by heart patients demonstrates that such technology is improving with rapid...

New ‘Smart Diaper’ Tests Baby’s Urine for Urinary Tract Infections, Dehydration, and Kidney Problems—Then Alerts Baby’s Doctor

Clever entrepreneur thinks up inventive way to truly do clinical laboratory tests at the ultimate point of care and use a smart phone application to alert the doctor With the advent of digital technology and smartphones, medical laboratory testing is moving out of the central laboratory and into the bedside, homes and now into diapers! A new digital “Smart Diaper” invented by New York startup Pixie Scientific constantly monitor’s a baby’s health to detect urinary tract infections, kidney...
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