Connected Medical Device

Cyberattacks
September 29, 2021

New Wave of Cyberattacks Has Hospitals Employing Secure Network Connections to Medical Devices

by Paul Nadrag

Criminals are using the pandemic as cover to inundate hospitals, health systems and other providers with cyberattacks. To better safeguard the personal health information of patients and prevent unauthorized network access, healthcare providers are securing network connections to their medical devices.

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Heart lung machine for open heart surgery
July 21, 2021

Expand Medical Device Integration to Drive Operational, Clinical and Safety Benefits

by Halley Herndon, Cathleen Olguin and Teresa Soman

Device connectivity with the EHR and other downstream systems is only getting started. Devoting hospital resources to broaden the scope of medical device integration is well worth the investment.

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Patient Transport
May 6, 2021

Adverse Events Can Happen Anywhere, Anytime, Including Patient Transport

by Halley Herndon and Cathleen Olguin

Healthcare organizations efficiently harness valuable waveform data for clinical research, utilizing advanced integration technology to capture waveforms from medical devices and tailor the data to the requirements of downstream systems such as analytics applications and research databases.

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woman working with medical network on virtual screen interface in hospital background, medical technology network concept.
February 3, 2021

Stolen Patient Records a Hot Commodity on the Dark Web

by Paul Nadrag

Cyberattacks against healthcare providers have accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic. A medical record is a treasure trove of data that can be used for a variety of illegal activities, harming both the patient and the institution. Repercussions might persist for years.

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