Tag Archives: Hospital

Medicare hospital fund reserves likely to be exhausted in 2026: U.S. report

(Reuters) – Medicare’s hospital insurance fund will be depleted in 2026, as previously forecast, and Social Security program costs are likely to exceed total income in 2020 for the first time since 1982, according to a government report released on Monday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Seema… Read More »

FDA clears AI-based wearable device to monitor hospital patients

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a wireless device that continuously and automatically monitors patients using artificial intelligence to provide clinicians with actionable insights. Scottish company Current Health, the manufacturer of the wearable device, announced on Wednesday that it has received Class II clearance from the FDA for hospital care. Also See: FDA clears… Read More »

Taipei’s Wan Fang Hospital collaborates with HTC DeepQ to build VR patient education room

DeepQ, the healthcare division of HTC, yesterday announced a deployment of HTC VIVE™ hardware at Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital to create the first multiuser patient education room in VR. Using VIVE Focus (a stand-alone VR headset from Vive) with the VR human patient education application, surgeons and families can join a shared VR world… Read More »