12 security questions to ask medical device manufacturers about their products
Healthcare providers know medical devices can pose a weak link in their data networks. Most organizations have hundreds of devices, some of which have limited security protection to hacking, which could put protected health information at risk.
A feature story in the May issue of Health Data Management examines how providers are confronting the cybercrime war on medical devices. John Fowler, deputy information security officer at Henry Ford Health System in metro Detroit, offers questions that providers should ask before signing the contract.