Medical Devices

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.
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.

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