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Healthcare reach expands with wireless monitoring

CNN.com, August 18, 2009
Cardiologist Steven Greenberg recently became the first doctor to implant a wireless pacemaker in a patient. The pacemaker communicates with a monitoring system in the patient's home, vital information is then gathered and automatically relayed to the patient's doctor. Greenberg envisions even more sophisticated devices that allow doctors to monitor other key vital signs to be developed down the line.