Medical Devices

boosting interoperability among lab systems
By Bernie Monegain 02:25 pm July 06, 2017
The IVD Industry Connectivity Consortium published the new standard, LIVD, for mapping in vitro test results directly to codes used for procedures and results.

Chris Clark is the principal security engineer at Synopsys and Jennifer Geisler is vice president of marketing at ForeScout.

By Bill Siwicki 10:51 am July 06, 2017
Infosec pros share tips on working with device manufacturers as well as questions that hospitals need to be answering now.
Philips buys medical device maker

Royal Philips CEO Frans van Houten

By Bernie Monegain 02:01 pm June 28, 2017
Merger expected to speed the growth of image-guided therapy devices for cardiac and peripheral vascular disease.
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By Bill Siwicki 01:54 pm June 26, 2017
Two University of Michigan physicians explain how device info could be used to make better decisions and improve care.
By Gus Venditto 07:23 am June 14, 2017
Memories of the May WannaCry attacks have started to fade but the threat to healthcare systems is not going away. In fact, while the risk has been seen mostly in IT administrative systems and EHRs, many believe that the threat to medical devices is even greater.
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Kevin Fu, CEO of Virta Laboratories and director of the Archimedes Center for Medical Device Security at the University of Michigan, speaking at the HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum in San Francisco in May.

By Tom Sullivan 10:34 am May 30, 2017
Tech-savvy hospitals like Mayo, Kaiser and Christiana are always testing, recognizing cybersecurity threats could get scarier, and aiming to change mindsets to focus on infosec as a patient safety issue.
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By Tom Sullivan 10:58 am May 25, 2017
Both device manufacturers and providers lack confidence that devices are secure and most won’t get a bigger budget to protect them until a breach strikes, Ponemon Institute says.
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.
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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.
By Jessica Davis 01:42 pm February 08, 2017
St. Jude Medical announced that a third-party security research firm has found more flaws in the Merlin@home Transmitter medical device. It has patched the vulnerabilities, which leave the device exposed to a man-in-the-middle attack.

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