One thing has remained constant with U.S. healthcare: it keeps getting more expensive. The American Medical Association reports1 that medical expenditures increased by 4.6% in 2019 to $3.8 trillion. This followed a 4.7% jump in 2018 and 4.6% increase in 2016. At… Read more »
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Signs marketing and distribution agreement with ITRIS Medical AG for the full line of professional non-invasive high-tech thermometers for hospitals and healthcare institutions Exergen Corporation, a global leader in infrared temperature measurement technologies for medical applications, announced today that… Read more »
Non-Contact Thermometers Are Proven Inaccurate and Should Not Be Used More than a year into the coronavirus pandemic, there remains a disregard of proven science when it comes to how people, especially large groups in public spaces, are being… Read more »
New Study From Top Institutions Shows Why Temperature Screening for Coronavirus With Non-Contact Infrared Thermometers Does Not Work
The FDA announced that improper use of thermal imaging systems leads to inaccurate temperature readings. This includes their use in public screenings for fever, the leading symptom of COVID-19.
With non-contact thermometers still used widely for public screenings and in homes, the extensive evidence of their inaccuracies in detecting fever puts many people at risk of unknowingly transmitting COVID or delaying treatments.