The non-profit organization states that 60–70% of KN95 masks tested do not filter 95% of aerosol particulates.
Across Asia, government health and safety authorities have tightened regulations on medical devices this year, as markets continue to experience rapid change, and as the devices themselves gain sophistication and complexity at a blistering pace.
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.
Devices in healthcare facilities support mission critical processes. Any issue that degrades network performance can have serious consequences.
Monitoring patients through distributed technology will be key to restoring its health.
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.
During the current operating environment there has been an increased need for healthcare training using patient simulators for students and practicing healthcare professionals.
In general, the Asian markets have controlled the COVID-19 virus successfully outside of China, but its effect has still led to new developments and trends.
Companies developing technologies that integrate AI need to consider regulatory concerns, community demographics, fitting into existing workflows, technical proficiency of both the hospital personnel and consumers.
The medical device industry is pressured to aid those stricken by the pandemic, while at the same time working to mitigate increased risks usually associated with hurried manufacturing and quality control procedures.