What is a Medical Alert System and Do You Really Need One?

Medical alert systems have become all the rage in recent years. These systems are widely used in hospitals, nursing homes and clinics to monitor patients’ health status and send regular reports to caregivers. They’re also designed to send quick medical alerts whenever someone pushes the emergency button.  Once these alerts reach their respective hospitals, dispatch…

Kaspersky finds security vulnerabilities in remote patient monitoring

Kaspersky experts have discovered that the most commonly used protocol for transferring data from wearable devices used for remote patient monitoring contained 33 vulnerabilities, including 18 “critical vulnerabilities” in 2021 alone. This is 10 more critical vulnerabilities than in 2020, and many of them remain unpatched. Some of these vulnerabilities give attackers the potential to intercept…

Digital Health revenues jump 34%, hit $177.5B by 2023

Although the COVID-19 pandemic put enormous pressure on the global healthcare sector, one of the promising side effects has been the rapid growth of digital health services. During the crisis, hospitals were facing the most challenging public health threat they have ever experienced. However, digital health has stepped in providing innovative and effective solutions for…