Survey: Patients Agree Wearable Devices Improve Health Outcomes, but Find Them Hard to Use

The findings suggest that manufacturers need to make user interface and user experience design improvements to certain wearable medical devices.
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U.S. MedTech, Healthcare Companies Not Immune to Cyberthreats Amid Russia-Ukraine War

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has increased the potential for cyberattacks against U.S. healthcare systems.
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Changes in Healthcare Security Start with Better Device-Driven Security

Changes in Healthcare Security Start with Better Device-Driven Security

Healthcare cannot remain reactive to dealing with cybersecurity risks. We must take a new, proactive approach to protecting our users, and our systems must prioritize reducing the extent of reliance on users against unknown threats.
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Critical Issues in Remote Monitoring: Data Capture and Quality

Critical Issues in Remote Monitoring: Data Capture and Quality

As more healthcare activities take place from home, passive continuous monitoring solutions and new technology such as artificial intelligence will be critical to communications between providers and patients. In addition, new solutions that offer overnight monitoring will play a crucial role in helping to fill the gaps, particularly in assessing patient deterioration or changes in health conditions. The pandemic has forever changed the trajectory of healthcare and specifically virtual care.
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The Evolution of Medical Device Cybersecurity Threats in the Wake of COVID-19

The omicron variant of the coronavirus has made clear that the impact of the pandemic is far from over, particularly for health systems and hospitals. The ongoing need to limit close contact between providers and patients means technology will continue to play a key role, but with that increased reliance on technology comes the heightened exposure to cyber risks, as well.
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Stryker to Acquire Digital Care Platform Vocera Communications for Nearly $3 Billion

“The deal will help Stryker significantly accelerate [its] digital aspirations to improve the lives of caregivers and patients,” according to company Chair and CEO Kevin Lobo.
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Fast-Growing mHealth Industry Reinforces Healthcare Digitalization

Fast-Growing mHealth Industry Reinforces Healthcare Digitalization

The mHealth industry is rapidly disrupting traditional healthcare delivery by leveraging the power of mobile communication technologies and wearable devices.
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Health IT Trends and the Connected Patient Experience

Digitally connected healthcare is here to stay, and this moment is an opportunity to capitalize on the expanding potential of technologies that are already helping deliver better patient experiences and outcomes.
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How IoT, Medical Devices and Wireless Power Will Transform Patient Care for Doctors and Healthcare Providers

Today’s health monitoring and management systems rely on wires and batteries, and often are not continuously connected to an alert and communication system for patients and doctors. Wireless power will empower medical device manufacturers to develop sophisticated, smart IoT systems that will improve patient care and patient lives.
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Diagnostic and Monitoring Solutions Define Smart MedTech Industry Trends

Diagnostic and Monitoring Solutions Define Smart MedTech Industry Trends

Increased awareness during the COVID-19 crisis and public efforts to strengthen the development of healthcare technologies has boosted the smart medical devices sector.
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