implanted cardiac devices

By Neil Versel July 2, 2012
The fact that more than 30 percent of American households no longer have landlines might have some unintended consequences in healthcare. As the Wall Street Journal reports, implanted defibrillators may be wireless devices, but the in-home base stations the heart monitors transmit data to still need landlines to relay information to the device makers. The manufacturers, notably Medtronic and St....