Keyword: Abbott Laboratories
Abbott has released another cardiac device firmware update, its second and final one in a planned series of updates that began last year.
Texas Health Resources is using Bluetooth-enabled pacemakers to give physicians real-time access to patient data.
Rep. Dave Trott, R-Mich., is backing a bill that would create voluntary guidelines for medical device cybersecurity, contrasting a more rigorous Senate bill.
More clarity from the FDA and a formal process for quantifying adverse events associated with the firmware update will improve device recalls.
The agency's new guidance for medical device manufacturers highlights the importance of consistent data exchange between devices and systems.
The FDA has approved a firmware update for Abbott-manufactured pacemakers that patches cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified a year ago.
Improving patient nutrition can save hospitals a lot of money, according to a new study.
Medical device manufacturers want to develop industrywide cybersecurity standards that would close the risk-benefit gap for connected devices.
Cycling out legacy systems and devices that create cybersecurity vulnerabilities is a difficult task that could benefit from a structured incentive program.
The FDA warned Abbott that it needs to fix the cybersecurity concerns associated with its cardiac devices within 15 days or face further penalties.