Apple unveils Watch Series 4 with FDA-approved ECG

Healthcare IT News: Apple on Wednesday announced Apple Watch Series 4 and, in so doing, confirmed speculation that the new device would bring ECG features approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams, in fact, said today at an event in Cupertino that the company has received FDA clearance for both an atrial fibrillation-detecting algorithm and an ECG that will be built into the new Apple Watch Series 4 when it becomes available on Sept. 21.

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