The Internet of Things (IoT) holds great promise for healthcare in the form of connected health devices and wearable sensors used at home for remote monitoring of patients. Yet, the personal information gathered by these “things” is potentially vulnerable to cyber attacks by hackers looking to exploit this valuable health data.

At a hearing last week on IoT held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, lawmakers heard testimony from industry groups about both the benefits and risks to consumers from connected health devices.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Health Data Management content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access