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Emerging AI Applications in Medical Devices

In April, the U.S. FDA issued its first marketing permit for a medical device using artificial intelligence to detect greater than mild diabetic retinopathy. While it was the first such AI approval, it promises to be just the beginning of AI medical devices.

 

 

 

 

Shared responsibility for cybersecurity of medical devices widely recognized

The FDA issued a warning about vulnerabilities of medical devices to cybersecurity threats in a press release on Oct. 1, 2018 and is taking steps to help organizations improve cybersecurity of their medical devices.

 

 

 

 

 

Playbook sets framework for dealing with medical device cybersecurity attacks

Citing the increasing number of cyber attacks in healthcare and concern about the potential for targeting medical devices, the FDA announced in an October 1, 2018 press release the publication of its Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook.

 

 

 

 

$10 chip changes standard ultrasound into 3D

In a novel adaptation of the chip in your smartphone that tracks how your phone is oriented can turn a $50,000 2D ultrasound machine into an ultrasound with 3D capabilities rivaling that of $250,000 counterparts. And here is the wow factor, the chip costs $10.

 

What You Missed Last Month – August 2018

August was another busy month for the MedTech Industry. From the discussion on medical device taxes to the prospect of 3D printing transforming the healthcare industry, the month was filled with lots of important discussions within the industry. Here is a quick recap of what you missed in the Medical Device Industry in August:

 

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