Medical Devices

security flaws in IoT
By Jessica Davis 02:25 pm May 19, 2017
In the wake of the WannaCry, the Government Accountability Office is trying to bring the industry up-to-speed on the growing threats to devices.
Mayo Clinic improve medical device security
By Tom Sullivan 02:37 pm May 18, 2017
But there is no killer app to solve the whole problem of unsecured legacy devices.
hospital heart monitor WannaCry medical device security
By 03:17 pm May 15, 2017
Among the many lessons that will come out of the massive cyberattack might be a rethink of common patching practices.
honeypot hackers
By Mike Miliard 07:58 pm May 12, 2017
A security firm put spoofed medical devices online and hundreds of cyber crooks swarmed and made mischief, a speaker at the Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum said.
Hackers using Macros and Windows Powershell on healthcare

FBI Special Agent MK Palmore speaking at the Privacy & Security Forum in San Francisco on Friday.

By Tom Sullivan 03:49 pm May 12, 2017
Hackers are using old tools like Macros and Windows Powershell in new ways to infiltrate hospitals and other organizations.

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb.

By Jessica Davis 11:01 am May 10, 2017
Scott Gottlieb and Gopal Khanna round out the most recent government hires to head the agencies most important to health IT.
patient technology Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge
By Mike Miliard 09:26 am May 05, 2017
The Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge seeks new devices and apps, and will provide mentorship to winning developers.
bionic hand
By Bernie Monegain 01:41 pm May 04, 2017
UK developers says technology enables hand to respond automatically to certain objects.
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.

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