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June 17, 2013  9:47 PM

300 medical devices across 40 vendors subject to password vulnerability



Posted by: RedaChouffani
FDA, ICS-CERT, Medical devices

As more medical devices enter the marketplace, payers, physicians and patients are paying close attention to the capabilities they desire, whether that be options for managing  chronic conditions or helping with a recovery process.  But one need is universal: reliability. Whether it is...

September 17, 2012  9:11 PM

The impact new releases such as iPhone 5 have on health care IT



Posted by: RedaChouffani
iphone5, Medical devices

Wednesday, September 12th 2012 was marked by the release of the much anticipated iPhone 5. The device itself is lighter and provides other benefits such as longer battery life, improved screen quality, and an upgraded operating system. The increase in smartphone usage has brought...


June 18, 2012  9:40 PM

What wearable medical devices mean to big data



Posted by: RedaChouffani
BIG DATA, Medical devices, mhealth, mobile health, wearable devices

With the increased adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), many health systems and providers now have both structured and unstructured patient data on which they are sitting.  This information is being stored...


July 3, 2011  4:14 PM

Top 10 must have health care technologies for surgeons



Posted by: RedaChouffani
Kinect, Medical devices, mhealth, mHealth applications, mHealth devices, Microsoft Kinect, smartphones, Surgical applications

In the health care market, everywhere you go you are bombarded with reminders that you need electronic health care records to be efficient. And not to disagree with that, but the degrees or level of benefits can differ drastically...


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