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DHS Issues Medical Device Best Practices Bulletin

June 24, 2014

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has issued a bulletin warning of increased risks of wireless medical devices within a hospital environment.

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Senators Want Better Medical Device Safety

June 24, 2014

Three US Senators have introduced a bi-partisan Medical Device Patient Safety Act to stem medical device recalls and shore up existing FDA policy on product approval. Already one medical technology group is opposed.

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Feds to Probe Medical Device Vulnerabilities

June 24, 2014

Alarmed by new research showing the increasing vulnerability of wireless implanted medical devices, two members of Congress have asked for hearings on the security of these devices.

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FDA Improves Medical Device Data System Requirements

June 24, 2014

New rules from the US Federal government should improve the security of medical devices and software that store, transfer or display data.

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The Growing Presence of Mobile Apps in the Medical Field

June 24, 2014

Smartphone mobile apps aren't just for entertainment and GPS navigation; today's sophisticated apps turn handsets into advanced tools in an incredible range of settings. In fact, new research shows that doctors are increasingly using mobile apps as part of their professional practices.

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