Medtech & Devices

Tiered FDA medical device security guidance concerns industry

brThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently released its draft guidance on managing cybersecurity in medical device premarket submissions. However, leading companies such as GE Healthcare and industry groups have voiced concerns over the tiered approach, saying this will result in confusion and potential discrepancies. They want the tiered system eliminated or amended. Industry

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3 Ways to Manage the Cyber Risk Posed by Connected Medical Devices

Its not just computers or smartphones that can make your healthcare organization vulnerable to security breaches. Pacemakers, insulin pumps, wearable devices that track patient activity levels and pills containing ingestible sensors that track medication adherence are among the innovations that allow physicians to monitor patients remotely, promising more cost-effective care and improved outcomes.But connected medical

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R X FOR KIDS–New equipment at hospital RMCH the place for eye, ear testing

By Bill Donovan Correspondent GALLUP/2/21/19 — Gallup parents will no longer have to travel to Albuquerque to get their young children tested for various hearing and vision problems, officials at the Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital said Wednesday. David Conejo, CEO of the hospital, said that the hospital has purchased new equipment that will allow doctors

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Medical Device Cyber Risk: An Enterprise Problem

Medical device cybersecurity risks should be viewed as an enterprise problem, say Tracey Hughes of Duke University Health Systems and Clyde Hewitt of security consultancy CynergisTek, who outline critical security steps.Hughes and Hewitt will offer a Feb. 14 presentation on biomedical device cybersecurity practices at the HIMSS19 conference in Orlando, Florida.”The very first thing healthcare

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Aortic Valve Market by Overview, Growth Opportunities, Manufacturing Cost Structure Analysis

The global aortic valve market is forecasted to attain revenue of $13.6 billion by 2025, according to P&S Market Research. The different types of valves available in the aortic valve market are transcatheter valves, sutureless valves and others. Among these, transcatheter valves attained the largest share of 58.8% in the market, in 2017. This leading

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