2020 should be a pivotal year in which the microcosm of medical devices moves out of the shadows and joins the mainstream healthcare conversation.
The goal is to establish a baseline of cybersecurity hygiene and assurance for devices that are part of the national critical infrastructure software supply chain.
Medical device companies will be driven to evolve their business models to a more patient/consumer-centric approach.
As medical devices using software and wireless communication become more ubiquitous, hackers are becoming more advanced in their methods.
Using automated technologies can help medtech manufacturers de-risk their supply chain, increase productivity and save costs.
According to the FDA, more than 90% of products sterilized at the facility are medical devices.
How manufacturers can better understand their customers in a rapidly changing provider environment.
The Healthcare Supply Chain Association releases a laundry list of areas in which device companies and providers must increase security of devices and networks.
The company just announced that it is restructuring its global supply chain.
Although healthcare industry tends to be slow to adopt new technologies, device companies should seriously consider the potential of blockchain.