Medical Devices

CardioNet slammed with $2.5 million fine for failed risk management and analysis
By Jessica Davis 02:50 pm April 24, 2017
Although only the breach only affected 1,391 patients, the size of the fine reflects the organization’s failure to implement HIPAA Security Rule policies and procedures.
AHIMA pushes Congress to fund ONC, continue investing in EHR interoperability
By Tom Sullivan 01:31 pm April 24, 2017
The industry group argued that not adequately funding the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT would undermine the 21st Century Cures Act and inhibit work toward a learning health system.
Clinical Sensors lands $1.5 million in NIH grants for sepsis work

Clinical Sensors CEO Philippe Chemla.

By Bernie Monegain 10:57 am April 21, 2017
Startup is developing device to measure nitric oxide level in seconds.
Worcester Polytech health IT innovation lab
By Bernie Monegain 11:17 am April 18, 2017
With $17 million in funding from the state and GE Healthcare, WPI said the lab will advance digital health and medical device development and create new jobs in the region.
St. Jude Medical faulty defibrillators
By Jessica Davis 01:11 pm April 14, 2017
The agency says St. Jude Medical continued to ship faulty defibrillators despite issues with rapid battery depletion.
Ivenix infusion pump
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am March 21, 2017
CEO Stuart Randle said the startup will use its first round of funding to enhance its technology platform and work toward FDA clearance.
GE Monica fetal monitor

Photo courtest of Monica Healthcare

By Jonah Comstock 12:40 pm March 20, 2017
GE will combine the Novii Wireless Patch System with its digital technologies to build out its offerings for care services and childbirth, an official says. 

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.
Unisys medical device management

Unisys president of enterprise solutions Eric Hutto said the new Active Insights platform can help hospitals address some of the most common device management challenges. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:01 am March 01, 2017
The security, analytics and cloud infrastructure vendor has launched Active Insights, which aims to provide healthcare organizations with a secure, integrated approach to managing medical devices.
By Jessica Davis 11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.

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