Verily Study Watch Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for ECG

Posted in Future of Healthcare

January 22, 2019 • 2 min read

In late 2018, Apple received FDA Clearance for their ECG app on the Apple Watch Series 4. Now Verily, part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, announced that the Verily Study Watch has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA as a Class II medical device for its on-demand ECG feature....

Abbott Acquires Cephea Valve Technologies

Posted in Medical Device

January 16, 2019 • 2 min read

Abbott ($ABT) announced today that it has exercised its option to purchase Cephea Valve Technologies, Inc., a privately held medical device company developing a less-invasive heart valve replacement technology...