Cybersecurity

This channel page on cyber security includes news and new technology to prevent cyber attacks and hackers from gaining access to electronic medical recored (EMR) data, or illegallly accessing implantable wireless cardiac devices.

New Report Examines Hospital Cybersecurity Challenges in Georgia
News | Cybersecurity | August 20, 2019

August 20, 2019 — Healthcare ...

3 Recommendations to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
Feature | Information Technology | May 17, 2019 | Carol Amick

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70 percent of organizations are not...

According to the National Association of County and City Health Officials, only 33 percent of the organizations plan against cybersecurity threats and initiate patient identity protection protocols.

According to the National Association of County and City Health Officials, only 33 percent of the organizations plan against cybersecurity threats and initiate patient identity protection protocols. 

Feature | Cybersecurity | May 06, 2019 | Maxim Chernyak

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Concerto CRT-D and Virtuoso ICD implantable cardiac devices are among several Medtronic electrophysiology devices included in a safety alert because of their lack of cybersecurity measures to avoid hacking, according to the FDA.

Concerto CRT-D and Virtuoso ICD implantable cardiac devices are among several Medtronic electrophysiology devices included in a safety alert because of their lack of cybersecurity measures to avoid hacking, according to the FDA.

Feature | EP Lab | March 22, 2019

March 22, 2019 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication to alert healthcare...

Augmented and virtual reality for patient and clinical education, as well as advanced imaging was a big trend at HIMSS 2019.

Augmented and virtual reality for patient and clinician education, as well as advanced imaging, was a big trend at HIMSS 2019.

Blog | HIMSS | March 04, 2019

 

Healthcare today is largely woven together with electronic medical record (EMR) systems, which has led to...

Office of the National Coordinator Releases Proposed Rule on Healthcare Data Interoperability
News | Information Technology | February 14, 2019

This story has been updated with additional information since its initial posting.

February 14, 2019 — The...

Artificial Intelligence Advances Threaten Privacy of Health Data
News | Artificial Intelligence | January 04, 2019

January 4, 2019 — Advances in...

Videos | Cybersecurity | December 12, 2018

Anton S. Becker, M.D., radiology resident at the ...

FDA and DHS Expand Partnership on Medical Device Cybersecurity
News | Cybersecurity | October 30, 2018

October 30. 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)...

Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 programmers used to download software from the Medtronic software distribution network (SDN) . This update is a voluntary recall correction by the manufacturer to address the safety risk caused by the cybersecurity vulnerability.

Medtronic is issuing a software update to address a safety risk caused by cybersecurity vulnerabilities associated with the internet connection between the Carelink 2090 and Carelink Encore 29901 implantable EP device programmers.

Feature | Cybersecurity | October 17, 2018

October 17, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reviewed information about potential...

Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Offers Recommendations to Prepare for Cybersecurity Threats to Cardiac Implantable Devices in new consensus document. #HRS2018
Feature | Cybersecurity | May 16, 2018

May 16, 2018 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released...

FDA Announces New Medical Device Safety Action Plan
News | Cardiovascular Business | April 25, 2018

April 25, 2018 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new Medical Device Safety Action Plan...

Philips Warns of Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in IntelliSpace and iSite PACS Products
News | Cybersecurity | April 16, 2018 | Jeff Zagoudis, Associate Editor

April 16, 2018 — Philips Healthcare last week issued a proactive advisory warning to its iSite and IntelliSpace...

Can Your Cardiac Device Be Hacked?
News | Cybersecurity | February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018 — Medical devices, including cardiovascular implantable electronic devices, could be at risk for...

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