Medical Devices

New Jersey technology incubator

Hackensack Meridian Health in New Jersey

By Mike Miliard 02:53 pm August 23, 2017
Agile Strategies Lab is billed as a Shark Tank-like initiative to help startups gain viability and attract VC funding. Early pitches include surgical devices and wearable monitors.

Photo via Martin Falbisoner

By Jessica Davis 02:49 pm August 17, 2017
But while Congress proposed taking ONC’s budget down to $38 million, the FDA would get $500 million budget increase if passed.
Data sanitization best practices

There's a misconception among many that factory resets, data wiping and reformatting are enough to safely clear away old data but that's not the case.

By Mike Miliard 01:19 pm August 08, 2017
A new alliance of IT and security professionals wants to promote best practices and spread awareness of a standard definition.
Siemens security software issue with scanner software
By Jessica Davis 02:15 pm August 07, 2017
ICS-CERT researchers found four vulnerabilities in Siemens’ molecular imaging products that can be publicly exploited and allow a hacker to remotely access and compromise the devices.
IoT security legislation
By Bernie Monegain 04:46 pm August 01, 2017
Sector is expected to include more than 20 billion devices by 2020, and officials want to make sure they are secure.
FDA drug and medical device regulation
By Jessica Davis 12:47 pm July 12, 2017
As required by the 21st Century Cures Act, FDA Commissioner Gottlieb is working to modernize the drug approval process and innovate drug and device regulation.
Apple and IBM MobileFirst
By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am July 10, 2017
The companies have created six health apps to date, and the unique partnership has more planned for the future.
GE Healthcare, HeartFlow collaborate
By Bernie Monegain 12:11 pm July 07, 2017
Executives say the technology is the first non-invasive technology to provide insight into both the extent and the impact of the disease on blood flow to the heart.

Chris Clark is the principal security engineer at Synopsys and Jennifer Geisler is vice president of marketing at ForeScout.

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am July 06, 2017
Infosec pros share tips on working with device manufacturers as well as questions that hospitals need to be answering now.
Philips buys medical device maker

Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten

By Bernie Monegain 02:01 pm June 28, 2017
Merger expected to speed the growth of image-guided therapy devices for cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.

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