Medical Devices

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.
By Mike Miliard 02:16 pm January 31, 2020
At HIMSS20, AT&T's global director of strategy and innovation will describe the advantages of 5G cellular and edge computing, and describe some of the best healthcare use cases for the next-gen communication specs.
By Nathan Eddy 02:31 pm January 24, 2020
The communication says vulnerabilities in Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Servers "might allow an attack to happen undetected and without user interaction."
By Mike Miliard 03:48 pm January 14, 2020
Masimo, the maker of monitoring technologies and connectivity tools for hospitals, announced this week that it will acquire the connected care assets of NantHealth for $47.25 million in cash.
By Mike Miliard 02:48 pm January 08, 2020
The company is making the agency's open-source MyStudies platform available, enabling for easier access to data for research into new medications, devices and more.
By Nathan Eddy 11:04 am January 08, 2020
While Americans think consumer tech is driving more connected relationships with their providers, they also see voice technology and AI with a skeptical eye.