Blog Profile / Medical Connectivity

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Archived Since:April 6, 2010

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4 Models for Alarm Vigilance

The method of arranging medical devices and those that recognize and respond to alarms is fundamental to alarm safety. The following are the 4 models or methods for alarm vigilance and notification in use today. These models are: line of sight,out of sight, monitoring techs, and automated notification. Let’s look at each one in turn. […]

Monitoring for Deteriorating Conditions

Monitoring patients at risk of a deteriorating clinical condition (DCC) is a growing patient monitoring need in almost every hospital. Here’s why…  For many years, the need to monitor patients outside traditional high acuity units has been a growing requirement in hospitals. Signs of this growing need have been evident in a number of areas: […]

FDA Issues Draft Guidance on Cybersecurity

The FDA sets manufacturer’s expectations on what is expected to address data security threats in medical devices. This draft guidance (pdf download) applies to conventional embedded system medical devices with embedded software (firmware or programmable logic) and software products regulated as medical devices. Think about that for a few seconds and let the scope of […]

Connectivity and Hackability

It is somewhat ironic that Hospira and Cerner announced […]

Some Funky Cybersecurity Math

Assessing the magnitude and significance of cyber threa […]

The FDA October Workshop on Cybersecurity

If it were possible to be unaware of the general proble […]

Messaging Middleware Growth Strategies

Developing and launching a competitive product, and get […]

Connectivity Standards Adoption Over Time

I was listening today to the CE-IT Webinar on CE and HI […]

Interview with Todd Dunsirn of True Process

A while back I had the opportunity to chat with Todd Dunsirn, the CEO of True Process. True Process provides products and services to both hospitals and various manufacturers. The company is focused on the point of care market offering a medication administration solution and a medical device data system. What was the genesis for […]

Messaging Middleware Market Segmentation & Adoption

The previous post in this series suggested a set of characteristics to define the messaging middleware market and described the typical product architecture for these systems. In this post, we’ll look at ways the market may be segmented and how the market is adopting these systems. Market Segmentation Market segmentation is the dividing of a […]

Secure Messaging Middleware Market Defined

What do secure communications, care team coordination, patient engagement various workflow automation solutions and alarm notification have in common? They’re all examples of messaging middleware solutions found in health care. Which begs the question, what the heck is messaging middleware? This label is a term of art that was first coined by Emergin in the early […]

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