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.

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August 29, 2019 — Use of the Internet of Things (IoT) is booming, with IHS Markit forecasting there will be 73 billion ...

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August 20, 2019 — Healthcare data breaches are currently being reported at a rate of more than one a day, according to a ...

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3 Recommendations to Better Understand HIPAA Compliance
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According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), about 70 percent of organizations are not compliant ...
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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.
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As the National Association of County and City Health Officials state, healthcare breaches remained to be costly and ...

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

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

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February 11, 2019 — Information technology (IT) services provider Atos announced the launch of its first comprehensive c ...

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January 4, 2019 — Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have created new threats to the privacy of people's health ...

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Anton S. Becker, M.D., radiology resident at the University Hospital of Zurich, Switzerland, discusses the long-term ...

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

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

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Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) Offers Recommendations to Prepare for Cybersecurity Threats to Cardiac Implantable Devices in new consensus document. #HRS2018
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May 16, 2018 — The Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) released communication recommendations to assist healthcare professionals ...

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

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