MedTech Device News

Zimmer’s Cementless Knee Replacement Devices Recieves FDA Approval

Global medical technology leader, Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., has announced that their Persona OsseoTi Keel Tibia cementless knee replacement device has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance.  In recent years, cementless knees have revolutionized the orthopedic industry in…

Study Finds Wearables To Accurately Track Cardiovascular Health Status

According to new research published in npj Digital Medicine, researchers from John Hopkins Medicine have found that data from wearable activity trackers can be used to evaluate cardiovascular health status. Researchers claim that although the usage of wearable sensors has…

Digital Health News

Report Finds Variations In Telehealth Regulations Among U.S. States

A report from the Commonwealth Fund recently analyzed the varying telehealth regulations and policies present in different US states, taking into account the unique experiences that each state had during the early stages of the pandemic. At the start of…

Healthcare Vendor News

DHS Issues Cybersecurity Alert To Illumina

The Cybersecuirty and Infrastructure Agency, a component of the DHS, has issued a cybersecurity alert regarding Illumina software and its multiple vulnerabilities. The Local Run Manager program provides a complete solution for collecting samples for a run, selecting run parameters,…

Log4j Version Three to Solve High Severity DoS Vulnerability

The original vulnerability determined in Log4j (CVE-2021-44228) that stunned the world thanks to its seriousness, ease of exploitation, and the magnitude of its effect on the software programs and cloud solutions, is not the only vulnerability present in the Java-based…

Medtronic MiniMed Remote Controllers Recalled Due to Major Cybersecurity Issue

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given a notification to end-users of Medtronic wireless insulin pumps concerning a critical security vulnerability impacting a number of remote controllers. MiniMed insulin pumps are employed to deliver insulin to help control diabetes.…

Healthcare Regulation News

Report Finds Variations In Telehealth Regulations Among U.S. States

A report from the Commonwealth Fund recently analyzed the varying telehealth regulations and policies present in different US states, taking into account the unique experiences that each state had during the early stages of the pandemic. At the start of…

Omnibus Bill Outlines Key Security Requirements for Medical Devices

An omnibus appropriations bill that would fund the government through September 30, 2023, has been released by the House and Senate Appropriations Committees. The bill, which clocks in at over 4,000 pages, contains a number of provisions that will affect…

Healthcare Cybersecurity News

HC3 Warns HPH Sector Of Pro-Russian Ransomware Gang

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has released an analyst note informing the HPH sector of Killnet, a pro-Russian hacking group. Since January 2022, KillNet has been an active pro-Russian hacktivist group and has carried out DDoS campaigns against…

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Bodyport Awarded FDA Approval For Cardiac Scale

The FDA has granted 501(k) clearance to BodyPort for its cardiovascular monitor that tracks patients with fluid management related heart conditions such as kidney disease and heart failure. According to the CDC, over 6 million adults in the US suffer…

Northwestern University Develops Alternative To Drugs For Pain Relief

Northwestern University has recently published a study that details a new device which may present an alternative to opioids for pain relief. The study, reported June 30th, details a new device that is implanted near a patient’s nerves. The device…