Medical Devices

outdated security tools

Attendees talking during a networking break at the Privacy & Security Forum. 

By Jessica Davis 02:51 pm December 06, 2016
Among the items in the ‘security graveyard,’ Intermountain CISO Karl West included flat networks, SOC-less security and compliance-only security.

Shafiq Rab, known for his innovation in healthcare information technology, has been named CIO at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. youtube photo

By Bernie Monegain 09:04 am December 06, 2016
Move comes following Rush’s extensive national search.

New research at Henry Ford Hospital reveals that 3-D imaging is the way to go in fixing cardiac arrhythmia.

By Bernie Monegain 10:56 am December 05, 2016
A recent study conducted by Henry Ford Hospital showed a 100 percent rate in a particular heart procedure when 3D imaging was used instead of traditional 2D imaging.
Privacy Security NSA
By Tom Sullivan 09:19 am December 02, 2016
Experts will convene at the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News event to discuss best practices for cybersecurity, fending off attackers, sharing threat intelligence, learning from the dark web, grappling with budget realities and more. 
21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Centuries Cure would provide the National Institutes of Health with $4.8 billion to help advance President Barack Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative, the "Cancer Moonshot" spearheaded by Vice President Joe Biden and Obama's BRAIN Initiative.

By Jessica Davis 01:04 pm December 01, 2016
The largest healthcare-focused legislation since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act contains $6.3 billion in provisions that will fund federal agencies and help speed the arrival of diagnostic tools and disease therapies.
ProofPilot digital health
By Jack McCarthy 09:32 am November 23, 2016
The platform, featuring 10 new templates, reduces the barrier to conducting scientifically valid studies on digital health tool, fitness regimens, dietary programs, wellness efforts and others, the company said. 
artificial pancreas
By 12:58 pm November 11, 2016
The project will combine an insulin pump, continuous glucose monitoring and personalized medicine technologies, the companies said. 
patient-facing apps mHealth
By Jack McCarthy 08:54 am November 11, 2016
Healthcare respondents also said they intend to increase budgets for app development by 15 percent. 
ECRI deadly technology hazards
By Bernie Monegain 10:49 am November 07, 2016
The goal of the annual list, say ECRI leaders, is to inform healthcare facilities about important safety issues involving the use of medical devices and systems.
By Jessica Davis 10:49 am November 02, 2016
A hacker group released a new malware strain into the wild able to override IoT devices for use in DDoS attacks. Linux/IRC Telnet or the 'new Aidra' was discovered by researchers who posted an analysis on an anti-malware site.

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