Connected medical devices are exposing healthcare systems to cyber-attacks — Why ignoring clinical asset management is no longer an option

Becker's Hospital Review

Eric Oliver

Clinical asset management needs to be a key element of a health system's cybersecurity management plan because when left unaddressed connected medical devices can expose a health system to a host of threats.

Rethinking how health systems approach clinical asset management was the subject of a Sept. 2 webinar hosted by Becker's Hospital Review and sponsored by TRIMEDX, an industry-leading clinical engineering and clinical asset management company.

The speakers were:

Doug Folsom, president of cybersecurity and chief technology officer at TRIMEDX
Dave Klumpe, president of clinical asset management solutions at TRIMEDX
Here are four key takeaways from the webinar:

1. Rethinking cybersecurity of your inventory Health systems have an array of connected medical devices that provide lifesaving care but also expose their system to cybersecurity threats, costly upgrades and eventual obsolescence. These devices require...

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