Collaborate for better care
Collaboration is changing the face of healthcare, enabling agile strategies like telemedicine, remote monitoring, care-team communication, and specialist engagement. When clinicians and patients can collaborate—seamlessly and securely—they can break through traditional barriers to care and innovation. Cisco collaboration solutions foster a streamlined, adaptable healthcare environment, empowering care teams, researchers, and patients to work together safely—on […]
Understanding Medical Device Security
The FDA recall of a medical device last week has caused a bit of a media storm as the general public scrambles to find out more. The fact that a medical device meant to help sustain life is insecure and could be hacked to kill a patient is alarming to all of us. More worrying […]
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. […]
How digital ready is your hospital? Find out.
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The network prescription for better business outcomes
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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...