Why Medical Device Security is a Key 2016 Healthcare Issue


Daniel Gottlieb emphasized the importance of medical device security for patients’ physical security, noting “in the most dire cases, a hacker could change a patient’s therapy by connecting to a medical device and changing how it functions either within a health care facility, at a patient’s home or any other location where the device is connected to the Internet.” He urged medical device makers and healthcare providers to consider security in device use. Read the full article.