FDA Expands Use of Remote Patient Monitoring During COVID-19 Emergency

FDA COVID 19 Remote monitoring
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a new policy that allows manufacturers of certain FDA-cleared non-invasive, vital sign-measuring devices to expand their use so that health care providers can use them to monitor patients remotely. The devices include those that measure body temperature, respiratory rate, heart rate and blood pressure, reports FDA. […]