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FDA Issues Final Guidance on Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

FDA Issues Final Guidance on Cybersecurity in Medical Devices     The FDA has issued the final guidance Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Quality System Considerations and Content of Premarket Submissions. The guidance replaces Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices, issued on October 2, 2014. This document provides recommendations on medical device cybersecurity …

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The Underrated Variable of IoMT Device Security: Collaboration

The Underrated Variable of IoMT Device Security: Collaboration     Healthcare delivery organizations face significant operational risks (at best) and dangerous patient outcomes (at worst) if they fail to sufficiently secure internet-connected devices and equipment across their entire lifecycles. To put some rather eye-opening numbers to it: a recent Ponemon Institute survey revealed that more than …

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The Underrated Variable of IoMT Device Security: Collaboration

The Underrated Variable of IoMT Device Security: Collaboration     Healthcare delivery organizations face significant operational risks (at best) and dangerous patient outcomes (at worst) if they fail to sufficiently secure internet-connected devices and equipment across their entire lifecycles. To put some rather eye-opening numbers to it: a recent Ponemon Institute survey revealed that more than …

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The Expansion of IoMT Technology Requires Stringent Privacy Protections

The Expansion of IoMT Technology Requires Stringent Privacy Protections     In the life sciences industry, one of the greatest advancements of the 21st century has been the expanded use of technology for research and patient care, specifically the adoption of connected devices for diagnostic testing, storing and sharing data, and patient monitoring. These innovations decrease …

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The Expansion of IoMT Technology Requires Stringent Privacy Protections

The Expansion of IoMT Technology Requires Stringent Privacy Protections     In the life sciences industry, one of the greatest advancements of the 21st century has been the expanded use of technology for research and patient care, specifically the adoption of connected devices for diagnostic testing, storing and sharing data, and patient monitoring. These innovations decrease …

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Smart Hospitals: Five Technologies Upgrading the Industry

Smart Hospitals: Five Technologies Upgrading the Industry     Smart hospitals are working to provide patients with more personalized care and a safer hospital experience through technologies including artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and the Internet of Things (IoT). Following are five ways these hospitals of the future are harnessing the latest technologies. Automated Patient Monitoring Consistent …

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Digitalizing Drug Delivery – What’s Next?

Digitalizing Drug Delivery – What’s Next?     The market for connected drug delivery devices is rapidly expanding, with expectations the industry will grow by 9.1% annually until 2030.[i] Key factors driving market growth include an aging population increasingly suffering from chronic diseases and a shift towards treatment self-administration outside of a hospital setting. Connected devices …

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Prognosis: Medical Device Security Needs Improvement

Prognosis: Medical Device Security Needs Improvement     The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought many improvements to the healthcare industry. Connected devices make it easier to track hospital resources, transfer critical data and enable telemedicine, but the industry’s increased reliance on these tools raises new concerns. Most notably, device developers, hospitals and regulators have fallen …

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