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

Telemedicine and Connected Health

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.

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.

How can hospitals be CONFIDENT in the security of their connected infrastructures – even in a pandemic?

How can hospitals be CONFIDENT in the security of their connected infrastructures – even in a pandemic.

Increasing risk of cyberthreats looms as the world comes to a standstill from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At the same time, the global healthcare system struggles to address the growing number of people testing positive for the virus.

However, as we become an increasingly connected healthcare ecosystem, more vulnerabilities present themselves. There is a new wave of cyberattacks, particularly in healthcare, and it is imminent to “Safeguard against COVID-19 Personification,” as we take a look at securing critical healthcare services at risk.