The Federal Communications Commission has issued a final rule making modifications and clarifications to previous rules governing the Medical Device Radiocommunications Service, or MedRadio.

MedRadio is an ultra-low power, unlicensed mobile radio service for transmitting data in support of diagnostic or therapeutic functions associated with implanted and worn medical devices, according to the FCC. MedRadio permits individuals and medical practitioners to utilize ultra-low power medical implant devices, such as cardiac pacemakers and glucose monitoring devices, without causing interference to other users of the electromagnetic radio spectrum.

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