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Medical Device Security Begins with Health IT Infrastructure

November 9, 2017 - Medical device security complexities continue to plague healthcare as organizations look for health IT infrastructure solutions to exchange data over the network. As more medical devices connect to the network, the more complex securely exchanging data becomes. Rule and regulations can be implemented for connected devices, but proactively increasing network security and functionality is the...


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