April 13, 2024


The business lovers

Fitbit issues recall for Ionic smartwatch after burn injuries; burnout leads to nearly $980M in excess healthcare costs

This week’s best stories involve Fitbit’s voluntary remember of its Ionic smartwatch following at least 115 reviews of the watches overheating and 78 stories of burn injuries in the U.S., and an AMA-led review finds that main care medical professional turnover is particularly costly to public and private payers.