News tagged with medical device

What's the real extent of industry payments to doctors?

More than three in every five Americans see a doctor who receives some form of payment from industry. This is according to a new survey led by Genevieve Pham-Kanter of Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health ...

Mar 06, 2017
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Judgement bias in medical device recall decisions

(HealthDay)—The characteristics of the signal in user feedback of adverse events associated with medical devices and the situated context of decision makers correlate with judgement bias in reacting to these adverse events, ...

Mar 04, 2017
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Tanning devices cost US healthcare $343 million a year

Tanning devices cost the US $343.1 million a year in medical costs because of the skin cancers their use is associated with, according to a new study published in the Journal of Cancer Policy. In a new study, Dr. Hugh Waters ...

Feb 28, 2017
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Automation speeds clinical safety surveillance

Using patient outcomes data from approximately 1,800 hospitals, the largest demonstration to date of automated safety surveillance of a medical device is reported in this week's New England Journal of Medicine.

Jan 25, 2017
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