With remote care becoming increasingly common, CISOs no longer view medical device security as a separate entity; but rather, part of a more holistic approach, according to our expert panelists.
As a more diverse array of devices – with an increasingly complex architecture – enter the network, leaders need to adopt different philosophies in order to keep data secure, according to CISOs Art Ream and Ronald Mehring, who shared their thoughts during a recent discussion.
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.