1. Telemedicine 2.0: Boston Children’s Hospital and the Autonomous Robot Surgeon

    One day this type of system will be operated remotely by a surgeon and on-site monitored by ancillary personnel. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02874-0

  2. FDA Approves mHealth Wearable to Treat Chronic Pain


  3. FTC and DOJ File Amicus Brief in SmileDirectClub, LLC v. Battle, et al.(Georgia Dental Board Members)

    As was reported in an earlier post by the ATDA, teledentistry has been a prime target of many state dental boards. In the case of the Georgia’s Board of Dentistry much like the case of Alabama’s Board of Dental Examiners, they have attempted to shut down SmileDirectClub’s SmileShop operations in the state arguing that digital scans taken by employees constitute the practice of dentistry and require direct supervision by a dentist. The…

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