First wireless pacemaker in US

Missed in the August ‘dog days’:  In August the first US patient received a wireless pacemaker that transmits to a remote monitoring system. The pacemaker transmits her information via her home monitoring system to a clinician-accessible online site, in this case at St. Francis Hospital in Roslyn, Long Island (NY). Article  The pacemakers from St. Jude Medical received final FDA approval in July, and St. Jude has CE Mark approval for the remote monitoring/reporting ( Patient Care Network)  St. Jude press release