The Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to hire a Medical Body Area Network (MBAN) coordinator, who will work to remove or mitigate radio frequency interference between MBANs and other wireless systems.
MBAN technology provides a platform for the wireless networking of multiple body-worn sensors used for measuring and recording physiological parameters and other patient information or for performing diagnostic or therapeutic functions. However, MBANs have the potential for interference from legacy wireless networks that can disrupt hospital operations and adversely impact patient safety.
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