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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FDA Issues Cybersecurity Alert About Vulnerabilities in Software Components

Unauthorized access could allow an attacker to take full control of the host operating system.
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Neutralizing the Healthcare Industry’s Biggest Cyberthreats

Neutralizing the Healthcare Industry’s Biggest Cyberthreats

Five steps to better protect providers, medtech companies, their networks, data and patients from a cyberattack.
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Baxter Issues Urgent Safety Notification for Potential Alarm Malfunction in Infusion Pumps

Thus far, the company has received 51 reports of serious injury and three reports of patient death over five years.
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Setting the Stage for the Next Generation of Medical Devices

A global pandemic is still upon us, but that certainly does not mean that healthcare technology innovation is standing still. To help the medical device industry look to the future and prepare, experts from regulation and academia alike are bringing attention to the acceleration and pitfalls of innovation.
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Senate Confirms Robert Califf as FDA Commissioner

Califf faced strong opposition but was confirmed in a very close vote.
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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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Medical 3-D Printing Update in Asia

Increasing demand for custom surgical implants and growing investment in R&D will help the sector experience significant growth over the next five years.
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The Power of Artificial Intelligence in the Medical Field

The Power of Artificial Intelligence in the Medical Field

Opportunities for intelligent computer systems span widely, including extensive use in medical science. Artificial intelligence enhances cognition analysis of complex health issues and improves the diagnoses. However, there are still some challenges in terms of data quality, regulations, market penetration and adaptation.
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