Connected medical technology is rapidly transforming patient treatment.
Pacemakers, insulin pumps, wearable devices that track patient activity levels and pills containing ingestible sensors that track medication adherence are among the innovations that allow physicians to monitor patients remotely, promising more cost-effective care and improved outcomes.
But connected medical devices also raise concerns about patient privacy and cybersecurity. Connected devices gather vast amounts of patient data and create more points for connection, raising the risk of a security breach that can involve not just the data but also control of the device itself.
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