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The Internet of Medical Things raises novel compliance challenges

Overview

The "Internet of Medical Things" (IoMT) — the network of medical devices and applications connected to healthcare information technology (IT) systems — has led to more efficient healthcare delivery, greater diagnostics, improved doctor-patient communications, and enables better medical decision making. However, the accelerated adoption of IoMT means device manufacturers must grapple with the security vulnerabilities affecting medical devices, a landscape of uncertain liability, and emerging regulations, as this article reveals.