Category Archives: Medical Grade Computers

How Two-Factor Authentication can Improve HIT Security

How Two-Factor Authentication is a Small-Scale Standard for Protecting Information

This year is no stranger to cyber-security attacks. One need only to refer to the Equifax data leak to recall security mishaps, or the ransomware culprit “WannaCry” that holds protected information “ransom” unless victims pay to have the compromised files released. These and other attacks hit several corporations utilizing infrastructure weaknesses and security ignorance, compromising … Continue reading How Two-Factor Authentication is a Small-Scale Standard for Protecting Information

For Medical Device Manufacturers, Compliance Can Hinge on your Technology Partner

There are constant revisions to compliance in the medical field; Wikipedia cites that the FDA recently released several regulations to medical devices and how they handle sensitive patient data. Cleanliness, compatibility, safety, and cyber-security standards are ever-changing. It can be maddening to stay aware of all regulations to FDA compliance, which is why medical device manufacturers … Continue reading For Medical Device Manufacturers, Compliance Can Hinge on your Technology Partner

Data Corruption in Hospitals

How to Avoid Data Corruption in Hospitals: Prevention Starts with Awareness

Technology in any industry is always subject to Murphy’s Law; if a problem can arise, it will. That’s the lay of the land in tech, and there’s no avoiding it. However, awareness of data corruption in hospitals and being prepared with the right hardware helps any facility combat whatever technological mishaps might come around the … Continue reading How to Avoid Data Corruption in Hospitals: Prevention Starts with Awareness

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5 Ways Medical Tablets Boost Workflow and Cut Costs

The IT infrastructure convergence has been a hot topic across many sectors but is particularly relevant for healthcare. Tight budgets, stretched human resources, and increasingly strict regulations urge organizations to search for ways they can cut costs and increase patient satisfaction and staff productivity. IT and device convergence are an effective means to achieve just … Continue reading 5 Ways Medical Tablets Boost Workflow and Cut Costs

What The FDA’s Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices Means for Manufacturers of Medical Devices

The FDA‘s guidance on “Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices”[PDF] is a complementary document for the 2014’s “Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices” [PDF]. The 30 pages of the guidance contain detailed recommendations, and the manufacturers of medical devices need to study them thoroughly. The guidance is consistent with … Continue reading What The FDA’s Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices Means for Manufacturers of Medical Devices

Bedside Computer Charting – Past, Present and Future

Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles every two years. This law, when realized in practice, translates into a) ever-more powerful and sophisticated chips, and b) proportionally cheaper technologies relying on them. Further amplifying this concept, Kurzweil’s Law of Accelerating Returns states that technological advances grow exponentially, rather than linearly. … Continue reading Bedside Computer Charting – Past, Present and Future

A Brief Introduction to Medical Grade Monitors

Radiologists, surgeons, medical physicians, and information technology specialists routinely rely on medical monitors for diagnostic, surgery, and treatment purposes. In medical imaging diagnostics, the human is the “brain,” but the medical imaging monitor is the “eyes.” Medical professionals require medical grade monitors for an accurate and consistent performance of the medical image display system. Too … Continue reading A Brief Introduction to Medical Grade Monitors

Can Your Medical Computers Run Military Genesis EHR?

MHS Genesis EHR is now a reality. After four years of planning, months of tests and delays, and a $4.3-billion contract, Department of Defense’s first electronic health records implementation is live at Fairchild Air Force Base in Washington. Military Healthcare System (MHS) Genesis is based on commercial Cerner EHR and is a part of the … Continue reading Can Your Medical Computers Run Military Genesis EHR?

5 Ways To Make Your Data Unhackable

In A Digital World, No Company Is Immune The recent WannaCry ransomware attack wrecked havoc around the globe and highlighted the problems of cyber security in many industries. No country or industry was “left behind.” State institutions, telecoms companies, health care organizations, educational institutions, oil and gas companies, manufacturing across the world seized operations. Downtime, … Continue reading 5 Ways To Make Your Data Unhackable

6 Types Of Medical Equipment That Can Be Replaced With One Medical Computer or Tablet

Health care is under constant transition to digitization, as regulations impose budget cuts in the pursuit of a better efficiency. Healthcare facilities are on the lookout for the practical, economic and ergonomic solutions that would allow them to do more with less. The advent of mobile technologies and antimicrobial coating technology has enabled manufacturers to … Continue reading 6 Types Of Medical Equipment That Can Be Replaced With One Medical Computer or Tablet