FDA Gives Green Light To Life Saving Algorithm

Jan 16, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this month granted official approval for an algorithm used in hospitals to help predict sudden patient deaths.The algorithm is the work of ExcelMedical. It’s a system called the Wave Clinical Platform. It works by monitoring patient vital signs and then sending alerts warning of impending potentially fatal heart attacks or respiratory failure up to six hours before a patient suffers such an event.