Rama Chellappa
Rama Chellappa

Instilling Trust in AI

By MedTech Intelligence Staff
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Rama Chellappa, PhD, John Hopkins University Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering, and co-author of “Can We Trust AI?” looks at the promise of AI in health care and how we can best utilize this extraordinary tool to save lives and improve health equity.

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Dr. Abtin Rad
Dr. Abtin Rad

New Cybersecurity Standards for Medical Applications

By Dr. Abtin Rad
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Connectivity in medical devices creates new diagnostic and treatment opportunities, yet at the same time increases the risks of cyberattacks—including their consequences for patient safety and data privacy. Now the new IEC 81001-5-1 standard provides clear technical requirements for manufacturers and developers to ensure the cybersecurity of their products across their life cycle.

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Vijay Parmar
Vijay Parmar

Microbattery Advancements Will Unlock a New Wave of MedTech Innovation

By Vijay Parmar
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Microbatteries are on the cusp of a new era as solid-state lithium technology arrives to pack more energy into smaller form factors. These batteries will enable the products they power to be offered in smaller sizes and more comfortable shapes, with enormous implications for future medtech product designs and capabilities, from the convergence of hearables and OTC hearing aids to wearable devices that are used for remote health monitoring and fitness tracking.

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Trenholm Ninestein
Trenholm Ninestein
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How Health Tech Can Combat the High Cost of Lifestyle Choices

By Trenholm Ninestein
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We’ve all dabbled with apps that affect various parts of our health and wellness, but never in a holistic way. This is an opportunity for the tech sector to help patients drive better health outcomes and reduce overall healthcare costs by showing them how to embark on a path of wellness. It’s just a matter of pulling it together into the right user experience.

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