Connected Medical Devices

April 8, 2021

How provider orgs need to respond to 2021’s cybersecurity threats

by Christophe Dore, cybersecurity manager at Capsule Technologies and Healthcare IT News’ Bill Siwicki

Healthcare IT News’ Bill Siwicki recently interviewed Dore about why he believes hospitals and health systems can expect increased advanced persistent threats and targeted ransomware on the entire healthcare logistics chain, even down to the point of care.

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March 15, 2021

Patient Safety Awareness Week: Annual Reminder to Advance Quality Healthcare Initiatives

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With this year’s observance of Patient Safety Awareness Week, those of us in the medical products and healthcare technology industries commend you for your achievements in protecting and improving the wellbeing of patients, and we reaffirm our commitment to help you fulfil a fundamental principle of healthcare delivery – Patient Safety.

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March 4, 2021

How IHE HL7 Integration Profiles Take the Drudgery Out of Connecting Medical Devices

by Teresa Soman, John Zaleski and Cathleen Olguin

IHE HL7 Integration Profiles ensure that “transactions” of information between medical devices and downstream hospital systems accurate and efficient. Capsule develops Device Drive Interfaces that enable device vendors to add IHE HL7 Integration Profiles to their technologies.

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February 24, 2021

Top 3 Predictions for the First Virtual IHE Connectathon

by Renaud Capolunghi, Laurent Decool, Glynn Naughton and Teresa Soman

For Capsule, we couldn’t think of a better year to participate in Connectathon. With the entire healthcare industry evolving toward more remote and virtual care, it is an ideal time to see how our solutions and those of our partners perform in these environments.

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October 20, 2020

Edge Computing Part 2: Protecting Medical Devices and the Network from Cyberattack

by Christophe Dore and Robert Cohen

Edge computing allows you to create a secure “mini network” of a patient’s bedside medical devices, separate from the hospital’s main network. The edge computing device provides added security by controlling data exchange at the application level, rather than the network level.

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September 22, 2020

Edge Computing: How New Technology Energizes This Old Concept

by Christophe Dore and Robert Cohen

Medical devices – especially connected ones – help with identifying and predicting patient deterioration. The insights they provide need to be readily accessible at the point of care and at the moment of care. These are some of the benefits edge computing delivers.

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