Although they offers great potential in terms of streamlining workflow and improving the patient experience, IoMT devices also present a new list of concerns, according to our panelists, who discussed the challenges in securing network-connected devices and offered best practices.
It’s not functionality that’s going to sell health IT leaders on RTLS, but rather the potential it has to help achieve outcomes – like improved patient safety and data visibility, says Tanya Egbert of KLAS.
When it comes to improving medical device security – which entails facilitating collaboration between providers and device manufacturers – there are no small victories, according to CHIME’s policy leaders.
One of the biggest gaps when it comes to cybersecurity strategies? Incident response, says Erik Decker, who believes most plans are focused too much on reaction, and not enough on proactive measures.
The most effective way to support both patient care beyond the walls of care facilities isn’t with a multitude of solutions, but rather a “single, comprehensive approach to health management,” says Dr. Elaine Goodman.