Medical Devices

Credit: University of Oxford’s Engineering Science Department

By Sophie Porter 12:31 pm March 23, 2020
Scientists in Oxford have developed a faster-acting test to establish whether patients are infected with the coronavirus.

Photo credit: Michele Fiani

By Sophie Porter 09:19 am March 23, 2020
Unable to obtain the original blueprints for the valves because of medical manufacturing regulations, Cristian Fracassi and Alessandro Romaioli of Isannova reverse-engineered one, creating and testing three possible working prototypes.
Biofourmis’ AI-fueled remote monitoring tech provides insights in fight against COVID-19

The Biovitals Sentinel analytics system that Biofourmis customized for COVID-19.

By Bill Siwicki 12:11 pm March 13, 2020
Program administered by The University of Hong Kong has international implications and applications; clinicians leverage wearables and AI to accelerate disease surveillance and interventions.
By Nathan Eddy 03:52 pm March 11, 2020
"Zero trust flips the security model: Instead of 'trust but verify,' organizations 'always verify but never trust,'" one security expert explains.
By Dean Koh 12:26 am March 06, 2020
IoT security company Forescout has entered a strategic partnership with Medigate, a medical-device security and asset-management company, to help healthcare organizations continuously discover, identify, assess and secure all Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), IoT, operational technology
American Well to preview TV-based telemedicine for the home at HIMSS20
By Bill Siwicki 11:05 am March 05, 2020
The new device, CarePort, is designed to allow caregivers to easily hook up with patients in their homes. The vendor's CEO eyes enabling senior citizens to stay at home, not the hospital.
By Dave Muoio 01:40 pm March 04, 2020
"SweynTooth" impacts several microchip and medical device manufacturers, and could allow bad actors to wirelessly crash or access these products, according to the agency.
By Nathan Eddy 10:12 am February 12, 2020
Healthcare providers and device manufacturers are both responsible for putting mitigations in place to address patient safety risks, says FDA's Suzanne Schwartz.
By Nathan Eddy 04:18 pm February 11, 2020
To prevent cybersecurity incidents, it is important to recognize the enormity and complexity of the problem, and to catalog various threats and vulnerabilities, as one infosec expert will show at HIMSS20.
By Nathan Eddy 10:35 am February 04, 2020
With the number of connected devices steadily increasing, health systems and hospitals need a comprehensive plan to guard against cyber threats. At HIMSS20, one infosec pro will describe some best practices.

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