All of the issues that ECRI calls out on its list are preventable, so device manufacturers and healthcare providers should take serious note.
URGENT/11 introduces risks to medical device and hospital networks, and could allow a remote attacker to take control of a medical device such as an anesthesia machine of insulin pump.
Medical device companies will be driven to evolve their business models to a more patient/consumer-centric approach.
The certifications recognize the company’s commitment to information security management and quality management systems.
Medtech decision makers must accurately predict future trends in order to chart the best future directions and identify the most advantageous areas for business investment.
As medical devices using software and wireless communication become more ubiquitous, hackers are becoming more advanced in their methods.
How to improve medical device security and the importance of security updates.
The agency is recommending that patients replace their affected pumps with models that can better protect against the risks.
A recent project conducted by Northeastern graduate students looked at device recalls over the past five years and some of the common threads.
Long-term industry efforts are essential in closing the gaps in the device ecosystem.