Apple Files for Patient Safety Patent for Hospital Wristbands

Patient Safety - Apple

Although the US Patent and Trademark Office recently published a total of 58 newly granted patents to Apple for various technological items and ideas, a particular one that envisions a level of communication between devices like iPhones or iPads and a wireless disposable hospital wristband has received a fair bit more attention than the rest. It has been hinted that a device that is as advanced as this could take patient safety levels in hospitals to new levels.

A Brand New Take on Patient Safety

Patently Apple reported on this patent fairly recently as well, which covers a level of technology for what is referred to as an

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