Medical Devices

Ivenix infusion pump
By Bernie Monegain 09:47 am March 21, 2017
CEO Stuart Randle said the startup will use its first round of funding to enhance its technology platform and work toward FDA clearance.
GE Monica fetal monitor

Photo courtest of Monica Healthcare

By Jonah Comstock 12:40 pm March 20, 2017
GE will combine the Novii Wireless Patch System with its digital technologies to build out its offerings for care services and childbirth, an official says. 

Sandy Rousse, president and CEO at Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice

By Jessica Davis 01:29 pm March 01, 2017
The telemonitoring program of the Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties and Central Vermont Home Health & Hospice are now connected with the state's HIE.
Unisys medical device management

Unisys president of enterprise solutions Eric Hutto said the new Active Insights platform can help hospitals address some of the most common device management challenges. 

By Bill Siwicki 09:01 am March 01, 2017
The security, analytics and cloud infrastructure vendor has launched Active Insights, which aims to provide healthcare organizations with a secure, integrated approach to managing medical devices.
By Jessica Davis 11:03 am February 28, 2017
Currently, 60 percent of healthcare organizations worldwide have introduced IoT into their facilities, with nearly two-thirds of those using it for monitoring and maintenance.

Dale Nordenberg at HIMSS17

By Jessica Davis 01:09 pm February 21, 2017
Hospitals have recognized the need to fix flaws in connected devices but solutions will require a sustained effort.
artificial intelligence
By Bill Siwicki 08:37 am February 21, 2017
New temperature sensor is an expanded range device capable of measuring down to -200 Celsius. 

 

 

By Jessica Davis 01:42 pm February 08, 2017
St. Jude Medical announced that a third-party security research firm has found more flaws in the Merlin@home Transmitter medical device. It has patched the vulnerabilities, which leave the device exposed to a man-in-the-middle attack.

It's not as easy as just pressing a button. But partnering with other organizations on risk analysis, testing, incident response, and activity monitoring can help better position providers for data security in the year ahead.

By Jessica Davis 12:07 pm January 16, 2017
We talked to four security experts to garner insights on changes that must be made within the healthcare industry to avoid repeating 2016's cybersecurity mishaps.
superbugs spectrometry

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus – MRSA – causes a range of illnesses, from skin and wound infections to pneumonia and bloodstream infections that can cause sepsis and death. Photo: CDC. 

By Bernie Monegain 12:03 pm January 16, 2017
Spectrometry, developed in the 1940s, has been re-engineered and is back in the spotlight with new uses.

Most Read

The Daily Brief Newsletter