FDA announces first-ever recall of a medical device due to cyber risk
This week, the FDA took the unprecedented step of recalling a medical device – a pacemaker – because it was found to be vulnerable to cyber threats. The recall arose from an investigation by the FDA in February that highlighted a number of areas of non-compliance. While there are no known reports of patient harm related […]
2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report: Top takeaways for healthcare defenders
Imagine your worst nightmare: Your healthcare facility is hit with a ransomware attack (like WannaCry or Nyetya), forcing patient care to come to a grinding halt. Now imagine that you’re unable to recover from this attack, because it also took down every system in your organization, including the ones you thought were your safety nets. […]
Protect the network. Protect your patients.
Just think of the volume of healthcare data being transferred and stored every day—data from connected medical devices, electronic health records (EHR), clinical workstations, and smart hospital applications for patients,...
The network prescription for better business outcomes
What if your network could help you personalize care, streamline clinical workflows, optimize business operations, and facilitate security across your organization? Cisco DNA for healthcare means faster, flexible deployment and...
Networks are changing. Fast. Is your hospital ready?
Today’s hyperconnected hospital users—patients, clinicians, administrators, and more—expect increasingly sophisticated digital experiences, including remote consultations, in-room services, and location-aware mobile services. Beyond user expectations, the number of IoT-enabled devices on...
Cisco DNA, at the heart of healthcare innovation
When it comes to healthcare, falling behind the curve isn’t an option. Given the fast pace of technology advancements, there is a growing need to transform healthcare to meet patient...
Outdated healthcare network? Don’t miss the signs and symptoms
Electronic health records. Patient monitoring devices. Imaging systems. Mobile communications. It’s true: virtually every function in your healthcare facility relies on a robust, modern digital infrastructure. Healthy network security is...
Healthcare behind bars: Can technology improve outcomes for inmates?
Making a trip to the doctor’s office isn’t a whole lot of fun for anyone. But if you happen to be in jail, well, it’s downright grueling. You can probably picture it based on what you’ve seen on TV and in the movies: the searches, the restraints, the uncomfortable bus ride–all part of the reason […]