April 17, 2024

Justice for Gemmel

Stellar business, nonpareil

Fitbit issues recall for Ionic smartwatch after burn injuries; burnout leads to nearly $980M in excess healthcare costs

This week’s prime tales involve Fitbit’s voluntary recall of its Ionic smartwatch pursuing at least 115 studies of the watches overheating and 78 reports of burn accidents in the U.S., and an AMA-led study finds that major care medical professional turnover is especially highly-priced to general public and non-public payers.