Tag: FDA

Apple’s New Smartwatch Gets to The Heart of The mHealth Debate

The Apple Watch 4 includes new mHealth capabilities, such as an ECG sensor and fall detection, but will healthcare providers see enough in the connected care technology to embrace the consumer-facing wearable? Source: ThinkStock  By Eric Wicklund September 13, 2018 – mHealth enhancements to the new Apple Watch are designed to make...

FDA nod to Apple Watch notable, but …

FDA nod to Apple Watch notable, but … Apple Watch’s entry into the device world garnered a ton of attention and praise, but a good portion of observers have reservations about whether it will truly move the needle in healthcare. By KEVIN TRUONG Apple’s big news that it received FDA clearance for...

FDA Announces New Digital Health Strategy

The Food and Drug Administration has been at the forefront of ensuring medical safety for Americans since 1906, overseeing the development of new technologies and treatments that benefit patients and providers across the country. Since its inception, the FDA has strived to stay on top of emerging technologies in...

Tylenol’s Maximum Daily Dose Lowered

Every year, acetaminophen overdoses send 56,000 people to the emergency room, cause 26,000 hospitalizations, and take more than 450 lives from liver damage, according to the FDA. This news has prompted Johnson & Johnson, the makers of Tylenol, to decrease the maximum daily dosage of products containing acetaminophen to...