The AI Doctor Will See You Now

By Brooke Masters If artificial intelligence in healthcare brings to mind visions of robot surgeons, BioIntellisense’s stick-on sensor is bound to be a disappointment. Just 3 inches wide by 1 inch tall, this plastic and metal double hexagon was cleared last month by the US Food and Drug Administration for remote monitoring of vital signs […]

FDA Plans New Medical-Device Approval Processes

December 11 2017 By Thomas M. Burton WASHINGTON—The Food and Drug Administration plans new medical-device approval processes to speed products’ entry to the U.S. market, mirroring the desires of industry and President Donald Trump to clear barriers to new business. FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb, who has long espoused speedier steps to promote innovation, in an […]