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.
As medical devices using software and wireless communication become more ubiquitous, hackers are becoming more advanced in their methods.
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.
A look at the pros and cons of connected medical devices.
As medical technological capabilities increase along with the proliferation of embedded systems and IoT, cybersecurity is becoming a very real risk for the medical industry. While securing the whole medical device industry may seem like an insurmountable task, the combination of education, regulation and technology is a good first step toward protecting our most critical infrastructure from attack.