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Cook Medical Sponsors Clinical Study–New Endovascular Technique With Potential to Reduce A Large Number of Leg Amputations by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 25 Jun 2012 12:44pm this is the first study to examine the a new, endovascular approach to treating critical limb ischemia (CLI) – a symptom of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and if you are not familiar with PAD (peripheral arterial disease) , here’s a couple back links and an interview I did with Cook Medical a while back with Rob Lyles with Cook Medical..  CL ... Read on »
Federal Register: Medical Device Data Systems, Medical Image Storage Devices, and Medical Image Communication Devices; Draft Gui by Health & Human Services Posted Wed 25 Jun 2014 4:00am The FDA is announcing the availability of the draft guidance entitled "Medical Device Data Systems, Medical Image Storage Devices, and Medical Image Communication Devices." FDA is issuing this document to inform manufacturers, distributors, and other... Read on »
Medical Device Data Systems, Medical Image Storage Devices, and Medical Image Communications Devices - Draft Guidance for Indust by Health & Human Services Posted Fri 20 Jun 2014 4:00am The FDA recognizes that the progression to digital health offers the potential for better, more efficient patient care and improved health outcomes. To achieve this goal requires that many medical devices be interoperable with other types of medical... Read on »
Honda Unveils Experimental Walking Assist Device by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 11 Nov 2008 1:12pm This is just way too cool, watch the video to see how the unit works.  My first line of thought here is this could have the potential of maybe replacing canes, walkers, etc.   The fact that it offers some body weight support might even help those with lower back issues as well.  Watch the video to see how it works, amazing technology.  The ba ... Read on »
An Overview of Exchanges under the House and Senate Bill by Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 12:00am On January 8th, 2010, the Alliance for Health Reform and The Commonwealth Fund  co-sponsored and moderated a panel discussion on the health insurance exchanges that are being proposed in both the House and the Senate health reform bills. The panel consisted of Washington and Lee professor Timothy Jost, Jo ... Read on »
Brown Wins Kennedy’s Senate Seat, Health Reform Plot Thickens by Posted Tue 19 Jan 2010 12:00am Sword of San Galgano. Authenticated to 12th Century; said to have been plunged into a rock by a medieval Tuscan knight who then became a monk. Click on image for more This just in from the Washington Post: Massachusetts state Sen. Scott Brown was elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, winni ... Read on »
Rare Diseases Take Spotlight in Annual Event by FDA Posted Thu 24 Feb 2011 12:00am For slideshow captions, click the play button in the center, the full screen icon in the lower right corner, then "Show Info" in the upper right corner. Please share copies of this printer-friendly PDF (946 KB) Patient groups, researchers, and health organizations are gearin ... Read on »
Recommendations for Healthier Organizations in 2013: Data Security by Christina Thielst Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 08 Jan 2013 12:00am It’s time for some New Year’s resolutions; and they have nothing to do with eating right, losing weight or exercising.  Instead, they have everything to do with protecting against the organizational and financial stresses of data breaches—which have become an everyday disaster. As noted in a post last month , the Third Annual Be ... Read on »
Today is Medical Device Patient Lobby Day –Take a minute to help protect consumer rights to safe medical devices! by Prescription Access Litigation Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 31 Mar 2009 11:40pm 1 Comment Help reverse the medical device “tort reform” by the Supreme Court that has left thousands of injured patients without the right to sue, and puts many more patients at risk!  The following announcement and open letter to Congress was organized by the Campaign to Stop Corporate Immunity, a coalition of consumer and advocacy organizations (inclu ... Read on »
FDA Rule Regarding Medical Device Data Systems Takes Effect–MMDS (Medical Device Data Systems) Rule For Class 1 Devices by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 19 Apr 2011 9:20pm Under the rule IT companies now need to register healthcare hardware devices that transmit data and this can be a small blood pressure device or a larger imaging devices.  The Class 1 rule is for devices that don’t affect a patient’s care, like an automated IV machine as an example that dispenses medications and reports data as that’s a higher ... Read on »