The more devices are connected, the more that targets are present for remote attackers.
Technology will continue to evolve to allow patients greater control over their healthcare.
Expanded designs that enable clinicians to leverage data in making healthcare decisions, but privacy challenges remain.
Wireless medical applications have the potential to improve the quality of care, efficiency and patient comfort as well as reduce medical errors.
The transition to digital in healthcare is happening at a fast pace.
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.
Long-term industry efforts are essential in closing the gaps in the device ecosystem.
A recent report from Frost & Sullivan anticipates strong market growth but also points to opportunity for more vulnerabilities.
The challenges will continue to keep medtech manufacturers and other stakeholders in the healthcare industry on their toes.
Successful integration requires a rethinking around the role of data science in product design and lifecycle management.