Medical Devices

By Nathan Eddy 11:03 am November 01, 2019
Data from the accelerometers allowed researchers to correctly rank the mortality risk using 30-40 percent more accuracy than when using data about smoking status or a patient's stroke or cancer history.
By Laura Lovett 09:53 am November 01, 2019
According to Google's blog post announcing the acquisition, we can expect to see more "Made by Google" wearables alongside Fitbit devices running Wear OS.
By Mike Miliard 02:52 pm October 24, 2019
The edge computing technology's neural network algorithms can help drive workflow efficiency, detect gaps in care and deliver real-time intelligent notifications to staff, the AI developers say.

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By Mike Miliard 01:57 pm October 22, 2019
Its care innovations have helped nurses spend 3,000 more hours at the bedside – leading to a 58% improvement in care efficiency and a 19% reduction in HAIs.
By Benjamin Harris 12:12 pm October 21, 2019
The agency worked for two years with the certification company on a cooperative research project that highlights the value of standards for connected devices and IoMT.
FDA’s bill of materials creates a cybersecurity blind spot for medical devices
By Bill Siwicki 11:53 am October 09, 2019
A cybersecurity expert explains the bill, and offers advice on how CIOs and CISOs can overcome some of the challenges it presents.

Timing-related EHR errors, which could delay the administration of critical medications if the order generated doesn't match the dose administration time intended by the prescriber, were one of the risks noted on this year's list.

By Mike Miliard 01:05 pm October 08, 2019
The annual report from ECRI Institute spotlights the Top 10 technology dangers in hospitals, ambulatory clinics and LTPAC settings.
By Mike Miliard 12:42 pm October 02, 2019
If exploited by a remote attacker, the set of vulnerabilities could pose safety and security risks for connected medical devices and hospital networks.
By Dave Muoio 02:50 pm September 26, 2019
The new guidances are intended to provide clarity on which products are or are not subject to regulatory enforcement, and to bring the agency’s efforts into compliance with provisions of the 21st Century Cures Act.
Deloitte sees a future with more partnerships between health and consumer tech
By Nathan Eddy 02:12 pm September 20, 2019
As data collected from computer hardware becomes more valuable than the hardware itself, traditional makers of diagnostics, surgical tools and medical devices should be partnering with developers of sensors and analytics tools, it says.

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