safety recall

By Laura Lovett 03:32 pm July 16, 2019
The stakes are high when it comes to medical device safety, but recall notifications aren’t always easy to find. With this in mind, a new Boston-based startup called Soom is aiming to target this issue with its new app, called SoomSafety. The app lets users scan the bar code of a medical device to bring up all safety and recall information about the product. Soom pulls from the FDA’s open-source...
By Jonah Comstock 04:41 pm August 3, 2016
Intel subsidiary Basis is recalling its Peak fitness tracking watch. The company halted production of the device at the end of June due to an overheating issue that affected just 0.2 percent of the watches on the market, but had hoped to fix the issue with a software update. Now, developers are throwing in the towel, issuing a voluntary recall, and offering full refunds. "We had hoped to update...