Questions you should ask when getting medical device implants Questions you should ask when getting medical device implants

Questions you should ask when getting medical device implants

An article by Julie Charnet in Wired

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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US is in charge of ensuring the security of implantable medical devices. There are about thousands of different kinds of devices available, ranging from pacemakers to artificial joints, to brain implants. Many are secure and safe as regulated by the FDA, however, the medical system is not perfect and is a very large business. There are risks associated with all medical device implants, even the most routine ones.

Congress continues to advance the American Data Privacy and Protection Act Congress continues to advance the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

Congress continues to advance the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

An article from the Electronic Privacy Information Center

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The House Energy and Commerce Committee today voted 53-2 in favor of reporting the American Data Privacy and Protection Act as amended.

 

The PATCH Act

A bill that aims to improve medical device and network security.

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A new Senate bill introduced in early April 2022 (including legislation in the House) would require medical device developers to be more accountable for the cybersecurity of their...
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