All of the issues that ECRI calls out on its list are preventable, so device manufacturers and healthcare providers should take serious note.
Each year, more than 250,000 Americans die from the common and deadly condition.
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.
The agency wants healthcare facilities to start using duodenoscopes that do not require reprocessing but recognizes the transition will take time.
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.
Health technology developers need to prioritize security from the moment a device or platform is first incepted.
By simply scanning a barcode, SoomSafety gives users access to important product instructions, safety and recall information.
A timely step toward ensuring patient safety through data-driven product development.
A product malfunction could cause potential over-infusion or unintended delivery of medication.