Smiths Medical is scrambling to address cybersecurity risks involving its wireless infusion pump, a type of device that is particularly vulnerable to attack.
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The adoption rate for EMRs has remained low at many rural hospitals, yet the advancement of patient care, particularly in a specialized field such as radiology, can be greatly enhanced with such integration.
For the first time, the agency gives regulatory go-ahead to a mobile medical application system designed to treat patients with substance use disorders.
Some infusion sets may be vulnerable to a blockage that could cause too much insulin to be delivered to patients with diabetes, putting them at risk of hypoglycemia.
Advances in medtech aim to tackle chronic pain and combat the opioid epidemic that is spreading across the United States.
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While regulatory agencies haven’t issued any official rules for medical device manufacturers to follow concerning connected devices, manufacturers should begin taking precautions.
In announcing its $42.9 billion inversion deal with Covidien two years ago, Medtronic vowed to use some of its new financial flexibility to invest $10 billion in U.S. medical technology over the coming decade.
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