Tag Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare can’t wait for device makers to prioritize security

Internet-connected medical devices – such as infusion pumps, heartrate monitors, and even imaging and biopsy tables – have become a critical part of the healthcare environment. These devices improve patient care and have become vital to the operations of hospitals and healthcare providers. However, the broad movement of ‘connected devices’ represents a growing cybersecurity threat… Read More »

Partners HealthCare ending bid to acquire Care New England Health System

Butler Hospital, RI, part of Care New England Credit: Google Street View At the request of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Partners HealthCare is nixing its bid to acquire Care New England, the second largest health system in the state. At the same time Raimondo asked Lifespan, Care New England and Brown University to resume… Read More »