Category: Healthcare

Telemedicine mobile app data security – why it’s essential in today’s connected world

Throughout our Telehealth and Telemedicine blog series, we looked at the differences between connected health technologies, types of connected medical devices, the basics of data security and privacy, key HIPAA compliance regulations, why app developers and vendors should implement strong cybersecurity measures to meet these regulations and the possible repercussions that could occur if they aren’t implemented. In this blog, we review what this all means.

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HIPAA and Telemedicine: key compliance criteria

Anyone that deals with Personally Identifiable Information and Protected Health Information must comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), including telemedicine providers and platforms. In this blog we investigate further into the HIPAA rules and why it’s so important to comply.

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Telemedicine mobile app data security: good-enough is not good enough!

With the significant increase in demand in telemedicine and the rise of cyberthreats, it is essential for telehealth vendors to understand that Protected Health Information are the most lucrative targets for hackers, and they need to be protected. Good-enough protection is no longer enough. In this blog we propose a few tips on how to protect your telemedicine apps.

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Why is product safety critical for respiratory ventilators during the COVID-19 global pandemic?

With the increased need for ventilators due to COVID-19, manufactures are ramping up production to meet the soaring demand but are still falling short. Industrial heavyweights such as Ford, GM, Tesla, Dyson, and others have responded to the call by governments to address the ventilator shortage problem. Many have joined forces with MedTech manufacturers to convert their production facilities to assemble parts for ventilators.

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