A new solution allows users to track compliance pertaining to events and corrective actions using either mobile devices or via Web browsers. Managing corrective actions is one of medtech companies' most complex tasks. Many companies, however, continue to use simple solutions like spreadsheets,...
Internet of Things-enabled medical devices have great potential, but it's important for device developers to have a strong understanding of value creation in IoT-enabled medical products.
When our computer or smartphone's operating system needs an update, the device automatically does so. Why don't more medical devices do the same?
Cybersecurity is a concern for connected medical devices, but not all risks are apparent—or materialize—until after a product is on the market. FDA therefore expects manufacturers to address cybersecurity “throughout the product lifecycle, including during the design, development, production, distribution, deployment and maintenance of the device,” the agency wrote in its December 2016 guidance, “ Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices .”
These companies are pioneering simulation technology, offering convenient, personalized solutions that satisfy the tremendous demand among clinicians for realistic training content.
Here's how middleware’s capabilities can move medical devices from charting to active patient monitoring and intervention.
A GE Healthcare executive offers practical advice on balancing patient safety, security, and usability for connected medical devices, including what to know about security in the cloud environment.
The researchers warn medtech manufacturers that proprietary "security-by-obscurity" methods just won't do. Nancy Crotti An international research team says it has found that 10 different types of implantable medical devices, including the latest pacemakers and cardioverter...
Phenotyping, describing the patient on a clinical level, has emerged as a necessary step in helping clinicians diagnose rare and ultra-rare genetic diseases.
By applying machine learning to heart data, the digital health company and the nonprofit medical practice and research group hope to uncover new health indicators. Qmed Staff AliveCor makes the Kardia mobile ECG device. Digital health company AliveCor and Rochester, MN-based...
The investment firm says a third-party cybersecurity expert's report backs up their claims that St. Jude Medical's pacemakers and defibrillators are vulnerable to cyber attacks. Nancy Crotti The investment and security firms that claim St. Jude Medical's cardiac rhythm devices...
Medical devices and instruments exchange hands as they are brought in and out of hospitals. Here’s how one vendor management company is increasing the security of its device tracking system.
As device manufacturers try to improve cybersecurity, they need to consider how users might perceive and react to security measures.