Cybersecurity in the COVID-19 era: Why It’s Time for Health Systems to Formalize Medical Device Cybersecurity

The world is becoming more interconnected, and the healthcare industry is no exception. Health systems are increasingly developing a connected infrastructure of medical devices and software that can generate and share valuable data. By 2025, approximately 68 percent of medical devices will be connected or connectable to health system networks, raising a new and complex set of challenges as health systems set out to defend those devices from cybersecurity threats. Doug Folsom, chief information officer for TRIMEDX, recently spoke with Becker’s Hospital Review about how the transition to outpatient care is one of the main drivers fueling the growth of connected medical devices and how having full visibility to their medical device inventory is key to staying ahead of the curve.

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