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FDA sees benefits of linking universal device IDs to EHRs

The Food and Drug Administration contends that universal device identifiers will enable the agency to actively monitor medical device performance and better identify patient safety concerns and recalls. Medical devices marked with a unique code are used to track them through their distribution and use in patients. In particular, the FDA sees tremendous value in… Read More »

Heart-smart: Former Ironman to discuss benefits of defibrillator access

WHOLE-HEARTED: Former Ironman world champion Guy Leech will be in Bathurst next Tuesday to discuss the importance of defibrillators and maintaining a healthy well-being. Photo: FILE A former Ironman world champion will visit Bathurst next Tuesday to discuss the importance of having defibrillators on hand at home and in the workplace. Guy Leech, a seven-time… Read More »