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September 13, 2012  12:25 PM

MBAN rules will test idea of spectrum sharing

Ed Burns Ed Burns Profile: Ed Burns
FCC, MBAN, wireless medical devices

The Federal Communication Commission announced this week its rules for the use of wireless spectrum by medical body area network (MBAN) wireless sensors. The success or failure of this initiative could prove – or disprove...

May 24, 2012  11:19 AM

FCC plans to open up spectrum for wireless medical devices

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
FCC, Medical Body Area Networks, remote patient monitoring, wireless medical devices, wireless networks

The future of remote patient monitoring could be looking a little brighter if the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) moves forward with its plan to allocate a chunk of unused...


March 30, 2012  8:36 AM

The ABCs of federal regulation for mobile devices in health care

AnneSteciw Profile: AnneSteciw
FCC, FDA, FTC, medical device security, mobile device management, nist, Office for Civil Rights

If it takes a village of federal agencies to raise the HITECH Act, it takes an alphabet soup of national departments to regulate the use of mobile devices in health care. During the...


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