Medical Devices

Vocera Smartbadge
By Tom Sullivan 09:00 am January 07, 2019
New device brings a larger screen, integration with more clinical systems, a panic button and do not disturb features.
Personalized Health Experience Pavilion to debut at HIMSS19
By Bill Siwicki 01:42 pm January 04, 2019
The message of the 60 exhibitors and 12 sessions: That health information technology is not just for providers or payers but now directly impacts the individual patient.
By 07:42 am December 04, 2018
A global investigation has found that unsafe medical devices have caused 1.7 million injuries globally and almost 83,000 deaths in the last 12 years.

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By Mike Miliard 03:46 pm October 19, 2018
Pivot Labs, a collaboration with tech services company Persistent Systems, will also seek innovative ways to boost clinical outcomes and manage costs.
FDA and Homeland Security signs.
By Jessica Davis 06:16 pm October 17, 2018
While the two federal agencies have worked together on vulnerability disclosures in the past, a new memorandum of agreement will improve coordination.
cardiac implant xray
By Jessica Davis 04:56 pm October 12, 2018
The Food and Drug Administration issued a cybersecurity alert on two Medtronic devices that could allow a hacker to hijack the software update process to change the device’s function. Medtronic disabled the online software update to eliminate the flaw.
Anahi Santiago, Heather Roszkowski and Cris Ewell.

CISOs Anahi Santiago, Heather Roszkowski and Cris Ewell.

By Mike Miliard 02:35 pm October 11, 2018
Keeping software up to date without disrupting care delivery requires a plan for regular patching – and responding to emergency alerts when necessary.
Christian Dameff speaking on stage
By Jessica Davis 04:22 pm October 05, 2018
The healthcare sector is well-aware that medical devices are vulnerable, but it’s hard to obtain the extra resources to fix the issue.
Donald Trump
By Susan Morse 05:23 pm September 19, 2018
President Trump on Wednesday threatened to add new import taxes on an additional $257 billion of Chinese goods to the $200 billion established on Monday. This was in response to China on Tuesday announcing plans to impose new tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. exports.
UC Berkeley tower on campus
By Bill Siwicki 01:02 pm August 31, 2018
The National Institute on Aging awarded a $4.5 million grant to the University of California Berkeley and People Power, an IoT software provider, to support research on smart home solutions for caregivers of dementia patients.

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