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BALANCING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT AND AWARENESS WITH MEDICAL DEVICE CYBERSECURITY
Medical devices are increasingly more advanced and interconnected, sharing information via Wi-Fi, the internet, our phones and across hospital networks. While the software and networking features behind these devices can support safer, more convenient and timely health care delivery, they also can increase cybersecurity risks. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued nine safety communications for medical device cyber vulnerabilities since 2013. And with technologies rapidly evolving, cybersecurity vigilance is even more critical. But how do you raise awareness without raising undue alarm or causing unwanted consequences? READ MORE