Adding wireless connectivity to medical devices brings convenience to patients, and can facilitate more effective healthcare delivery and lower healthcare costs. Its success depends on the ability of manufacturers to produce reliable, connected products that do not fail prematurely in the field.
The technology behind remote cardiac device monitoring is becoming more convenient, responsive and connected across the digital ecosystem—including a new smartphone app.
The agency is seeking solutions to rapidly address public health needs related to the pandemic.
The FreeStyle Libre 2 now has indications for children ages four and older.
As hackers target blind spots in wireless communications, medical devices running on various networks across the wireless spectrum pose big risks for healthcare facilities.
The more devices are connected, the more that targets are present for remote attackers.
Wireless medical applications have the potential to improve the quality of care, efficiency and patient comfort as well as reduce medical errors.