Medical Devices

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD, released the agency’s budget requests for fiscal 2018 on Tuesday.

By Jessica Davis 02:09 pm February 15, 2018
Agency Chief Scott Gottlieb also will establish a Center of Excellence on Digital Health designed to create a new way to evaluate third-party certifiers and supported by a cybersecurity unit.
medical device security
By Bernie Monegain 11:40 am February 08, 2018
Experts from a leading nonprofit ranked device cybersecurity as the single biggest challenge hospital face today.
Spectre and Meltdown
By Bill Siwicki 08:37 am January 22, 2018
Medical devices running operating systems like Windows, Linux, etc. on processors that could be vulnerable to Meltdown and Spectre.
selling medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 05:18 pm January 17, 2018
The online marketplace includes devices, pharmaceuticals, capital equipment and supplies to help hospitals recover some expenses and reduce overall costs.

The Philanthropic Women of St. Joseph’s raised $1 million dollars for hospital tech in the Florida 14-hospital BayCare Health System. Credit: St. Joseph’s Hospitals Foundation

By Bernie Monegain 10:54 am December 27, 2017
The funds raised by the Florida foundation were used to purchase a 3D pediatric and adult echocardiography unit and endoscopic tower.
Best Hospital IT Departments
By Mike Miliard 06:41 am December 15, 2017
Technology is only as good as the people it serves at the Memphis health system.
Best Hospital IT department 2017
By Mike Miliard 06:39 am December 15, 2017
St. Louis health system working hard to roll out Epic to other hospitals, embrace virtual care and dive into data analytics.
FDA medical device approval
By Jessica Davis 04:15 pm December 11, 2017
The framework would use more modern criteria, allowing comparisons to standards more in line with the tech being evaluated.
patient engagement
By Jeff Lagasse 02:35 pm December 07, 2017
New research finds patients could benefit if they are invited to co-produce medical notes with doctors rather than simply reading them.
HHS Cybersecurity Task Force

Rep. Greg Walden, R-Oregon, from the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Credit: Twitter

By Jessica Davis 12:29 pm November 20, 2017
Congressman says BOMs included with every device will help organizations assess threats and give transparency with managing system vulnerabilities.

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