There are a number of medical device management issues that are constants year after year. Be it managing devices and systems on the IT network, alarm management, securing medical devices against cyberthreats or setting preventive maintenance strategies to improve device uptime and performance-healthcare providers have been battling these issues for many years. By leveraging today’s technology, we firmly believe we can eliminate these four challenges that have hung on for far too long already.
Clinical engineers are a constant, quiet presence in your hospital, as they fix equipment, provide maintenance, and troubleshoot problems. They hold the key to success in many areas such as compliance reporting, purchasing, vendor negotiations and more. Empower them with a mobile, connected, real-time system for medical device management that enables them to unlock the true potential of the information they hold.
Not enough attention is typically given to securing the IT networks of healthcare facilities, including medical devices. The recent WannaCry and Petya malware attacks were a painful reminder of this fact. Now that the healthcare fraternity has woken up to the need for securing their IT networks, including medical devices, let’s look at some best practices.
Several instances of cyber attacks on healthcare facilities and medical devices have made the headlines recently.There is no stopping them, unless proactive measures are taken to secure the healthcare technology ecosystem. In a world of IoT and network connected medical devices, how exactly can you achieve this? Read on to know more.