When outsourcing these key functions, asking the right questions will help minimize the risk.
Look for the good, the bad, and the ugly, but above all, look for anything that affects patient safety.
As medical device costs continue to be a growing area of hospital expenditures, many hospitals control the savings through device reprocessing programs. The shift toward planned obsolescence is especially troubling given the financial challenges many hospitals face.
Here’s what these three CEOs think about why the transition to digital is more important than ever.
A look at the pros and cons of connected medical devices.
How manufacturing execution systems not only help with audits but also aid in production efficiency and faster product introduction.
As medical technological capabilities increase along with the proliferation of embedded systems and IoT, cybersecurity is becoming a very real risk for the medical industry. While securing the whole medical device industry may seem like an insurmountable task, the combination of education, regulation and technology is a good first step toward protecting our most critical infrastructure from attack.
The agency is aiming to provide more transparency and consistency in this area.
As standards around interoperability emerge, now may be the time to look at the benefits of connected technologies.
The increase is significantly less than FY 2018, which saw user fees go up 33%.