Top reasons for recalls include software, quality and parts issues.
And medtech companies need to keep interoperability and security top of mind.
Despite the high stakes of data vulnerabilities to the entire healthcare system, governments in Asia lag behind in mandating cybersecurity measures, leaving manufacturers to install and maintain systems to protect against cyber criminals.
Medical device security needs to address the cyber-physical threats, not just patient health information risk.
As one of the nation’s largest industries, and one that is experiencing serious issues with cost, staffing and customer experience, healthcare is a prime candidate for IoT solutions.
The collective variables within the healthcare system make it difficult to guarantee device security all the time.
A Q&A with MedCrypt’s Axel Wirth sheds light on urgent problems that the medtech industry is facing regarding device security, but assures us that the sky is not falling.
Although the full impact of COVID-19 is uncertain, one sure thing is that industry continues to crave information to help them navigate EU MDR.
Devices in healthcare facilities support mission critical processes. Any issue that degrades network performance can have serious consequences.
All industries under the healthcare umbrella should embrace each other’s capabilities because no single category of player can master it and bring to consumers all that we need and demand, says Stephen Bernstein of McDermott Will & Emery.