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Keep your iPhone 12 away from certain medical devices, Apple says

The iPhone 12 models may interfere with your medical devices.

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Posted: Jan 26, 2021 / 11:15 AM PST / Updated: Jan 26, 2021 / 11:36 AM PST

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The iPhone 12 models may interfere with your medical devices.

Apple warned of the magnets inside its iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 Pro Max, and MagSafe accessories which emit electromagnetic fields that can interact with some medical devices that contain sensors.

For example, implanted pacemakers and defibrillators can be impacted when they are too close to these type of magnets as well as radios.

According to heart.org, magnets can activate a switch that keep an Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator from delivering vital signals such as lifesaving shocks.

“Though all iPhone 12 models contain more magnets than prior iPhone models, they’re not expected to pose a greater risk of magnetic interference to medical devices than prior iPhone models,” said Apple in a Support post published Jan. 23, 2021.

If you purchased an iPhone 12 or MagSafe accessories, Apple recommends keeping them more than 6-12 inches away from your medical device, or to stop using them completely.

Consult your doctor if you have any concerns of interference with your medical devices.

For example, implanted pacemakers and defibrillators can be impacted when they are too close to these type of magnets as well as radios.

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Medical Device Manufacturer Brings New Grocery Store To An Indianapolis Food Desert

Cook Medical s teaming up with community groups to create a grocery store in an Indianapolis neighborhood designated as a food desert.

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area residents and entrepreneurs, Michael McFarland and Marckus Williams. – Farah Yousry/Side Effects Public Media”>

Indy Fresh Market’s operations will be handled by two young area residents and entrepreneurs, Michael McFarland and Marckus Williams. - Farah Yousry/Side Effects Public Media

Indy Fresh Market’s operations will be handled by two young area residents and entrepreneurs, Michael McFarland and Marckus Williams.

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A medical device company is teaming up with community groups to create a grocery store in an Indianapolis neighborhood designated as a food desert.

Cook Medical, a medical device manufacturer, will build a grocery store and IMPACT Central Indiana, Goodwill of Central & Southern Indiana and a number of other local organizations will provide capital and inventory for the store.

Cook Medical president Pete Yonkman said the store — Indy Fresh Market — will be next to a manufacturing facility being planned in the same area. The store’s soft opening is set for May 2022.

“We understand that we have a responsibility to not only make this project a success, but to create a model that can be leveraged for future investment and future neighborhoods,” Yonkman said to an audience during an announcement ceremony at the Avondale YMCA. “Because there are more food deserts out here.”

The store will be at 38th Street and Sheridan Avenue, an area where several groceries have shut down leaving nearby neighborhoods with limited access to food options.

Indy Fresh Market’s operations will be handled by two young area residents and entrepreneurs, Michael McFarland and Marckus Williams, through a rent-to-own model with the plan that they will own 100 percent of the store within a few years.

They will receive college courses at Martin University and apprentice at a local Safeway to prepare them to operate the 14,000-square-foot grocery store.

The young entrepreneurs have lived in the northeast side community and saw it change.

“There were grocery stores everywhere. There were three or four grocery stores in the neighborhood, at least, you know, and now they’re zero,” McFarland said. “You know, so you have to drive at least three, four miles just to get a loaf of bread. That’s crazy to me.”

McFarland said that their vested interest and belonging to the community will be key factors in sustaining this grocery store and keeping its doors open for community members.

A SAVI study commissioned by Side Effects shows that 16 percent of Marion County residents live in food deserts — defined by the USDA as areas with low access to healthy food and low income. Over a quarter of Black Hoosiers live in food deserts.

Data also shows that as of 2019, over 40 percent of Marion County lives in a pedestrian food desert, including over 60 percent of households without cars. Also 236,000 people live in transit food deserts, including 10,500 households without cars. According to Indy Fresh Market developers, this further highlights the importance of having nearby grocery stores in this northeast indianapolis neighborhood.

Gov. Eric Holcomb said this project will address a critical need for healthier and accessible food options. It will also generate jobs, employing area residents at the grocery store and the medical device manufacturing facility.

“When I think about the improvements that will be sure to come — you talk about improving equity, you talk about improving public health, public health outcomes,” Holcomb said. “These are some of our greatest challenges. But it’s going to start here. Right in this neighborhood.”

This story was produced by Side Effects Public Media, a news collaborative based at WFYI covering public health.

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Medical Device Manufacturer MPE Announces their International Expansion

/PRNewswire/ — Midwest Products & Engineering (MPE-INC), a leading design and contract manufacturer of medical devices, today announced their expansion into…

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MILWAUKEE, May 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Midwest Products & Engineering (MPE-INC), a leading design and contract manufacturer of medical devices, today announced their expansion into the EMEA market to enhance its reach into this ever-growing market.

Medical Device Manufacturer MPE Announces their International Expansion Robin Hembry

MPE’s EMEA expansion, supported by their global regulatory team, is perfectly timed with the new regulatory demands placed on the medical device industry. As of May 26, 2021, Original Equipment Manufacturers will have to comply with the new European Medical Device Regulation (EU MDR) for general medical devices, which previously required only the approval from the FDA.

“It’s part of our organizational DNA to partner very closely with our OEM customers. We’re excited to be expanding so we can bring our 40-plus years of medical device expertise closer to our international customers.” – Hank Kohl, President & CEO.

More than just a contract manufacturer, MPE is helping OEMs develop and commercialize life-enhancing technologies with its vertically integrated business model. The EMEA expansion will allow MPE to bring its “one-stop-to-shop” for medical device product design, regulatory, manufacturing and delivery to OEMs around the world.

For more than 40 years, MPE has successfully serviced an impressive list of blue-chip medical device and technology OEMs delivering operational efficiencies while improving the total cost of ownership. To lead the expansion and enhance its reach into the European market, MPE has brought on a valued global medtech executive to their strategic accounts team, Robin Hembry, as the Director of International Markets – Strategic Accounts.

“I am greatly excited to bring my long experience in the OEM business, and my deep clinical knowledge, to work with MPE to support our existing global customers, as well as to develop the international presence. This is an exciting time with MPE’s global expansion plan, and I am honored to be the first international employee.” – Robin Hembry

Trained and qualified in the manufacturing of medical equipment in Tuttlingen, Germany, the leading center for surgical instruments and medical technologies, Robin Hembry will be responsible for developing the strategy and accelerating international business. He has focused on innovative new products in multi-specialty fields of Minimally Invasive Surgery, NOTES, Robotics, Orthopedics/Spine, Neuro, Cardio, and Diagnostics. His 30 years of experience in leadership roles in the development, manufacturing, and commercialization of medical technologies makes him a valuable asset to the MPE team.

About MPE

MPE-INC is a leading design and manufacturing partner to healthcare and technology OEMs, leveraging core competencies in product design and engineering, high mix / low volume manufacturing, quality systems and 3PL services. For more than 40 years, MPE has successfully serviced an impressive list of blue-chip medical device and technology OEMs, leveraging a vertically integrated business model that offers its growing customer base “Concept to Completion” solutions. MPE-INC is headquartered in Milwaukee.

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Wearable Medical Devices Market Analysis | Recent Market Developments | Industry Forecast to 2020-2027

Research Nester released a report titled “Wearable Medical Devices Market: Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027”which delivers detailed overview of the global wearable medical devices market in terms of market segmentation by product, by device, by application and by distribution channel and by region. Further, for the in-depth analysis, the report encompasses the industry […]

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Research Nester released a report titled “Wearable Medical Devices Market: Global Demand Analysis & Opportunity Outlook 2027”which delivers detailed overview of the global wearable medical devices market in terms of market segmentation by product, by device, by application and by distribution channel and by region.

Further, for the in-depth analysis, the report encompasses the industry growth drivers, restraints, supply and demand risk, market attractiveness, BPS analysis and Porter’s five force model.

The market for wearable medical devices is projected to grow at a CAGR of 25.78% over the forecast period, i.e., 2020-2027. In 2018, the market captured a size of USD 8,292.60 million which is estimated to significantly increase by the end of 2027. Wearable medical devices are devices used for determining the health status of the patients for various medical purposes. The market is segmented by product, by device, by application and by distribution channel and by region. On the basis of product, the market is segmented into therapeutic devices and diagnostic & monitoring devices, out of which, the diagnostic & monitoring devices segment is anticipated to grow at the highest rate during the forecast period.

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Based on geography, the market is segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa. Out of these, wearable medical devices market in North America is estimated to hold the largest share of 36.71% in 2018 which is anticipated to grow further on account of increasing technological advancements in medical industry in the region.

Rising Applications of Wearable Medical Devices to Boost the Market Growth

According to statistics by the UN, the population aged 60 and above is growing at a faster rate than other age groups. By 2050, the number of elderly individuals is estimated to increase up to 2.1 billion people.

A growing number of applications of wearable medical devices including the monitoring of heart rate, blood pressure and calories for geriatric people have significantly impacted the industry positively. Moreover, the integration of IoT with wearable medical devices has transformed the healthcare industry by providing wireless connectivity. As a result of these factors, the market for wearable medical devices is anticipated to grow at a significant rate. However, the challenges associated with privacy and security during widespread exchange of health information through these devices is predicted to become a restraint for the market growth during the forecast period.

This report also provides the existing competitive scenario of some of the key players of the global wearable medical devices market which includes company profiling of Fitbit Inc. (NYSE: FIT), Omron Healthcare Inc. (TYO: 6645), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL), Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), Koninklijke Philips N.V. (AMS: PHIA), SAMSUNG (KRX: 005930), Motorola Mobility LLC., BioTelemetry, Inc. (NASDAQ: BEAT), Medtronic (NYSE: MDT) and Withings.

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The profiling enfolds key information of the companies which encompasses business overview, products and services, key financials and recent news and developments. On the whole, the report depicts detailed overview of the global wearable medical devices market that will help industry consultants, equipment manufacturers, existing players searching for expansion opportunities, new players searching possibilities and other stakeholders to align their market centric strategies according to the ongoing and expected trends in the future.

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Based on geography, the market is segmented into North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & Africa. Out of these, wearable medical devices market in North America is estimated to hold the largest share of 36.71% in 2018 which is anticipated to grow further on account of increasing technological advancements in medical industry in the region.

Source: https://www.americanewshour.com/2021/04/16/wearable-medical-devices-market-analysis-recent-market-developments-industry-forecast-to-2020-2027/649147/

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