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A Better Pill–Internal Delivery Devices May Help Patients Take Their Medicine – Scientific American

Lack of compliance often leads to worsening chronic conditions and excess hospitalization. Studies consistently show one third to one half (pdf) of all U.S. patients do not take their medicines as directed, and this ends up costing the health care system between $ 100 billion and $ 300 billion annually. People fail to follow drug… Read More »

11 best practices for protecting connected medical devices

The Department of Health and Human Services, working with more than 150 healthcare and cybersecurity experts, has released a report, “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices,” to aid stakeholders in managing threats and protecting patients. The 36-page report, available here, includes a section on attacks against connected medical devices that may affect patient safety. In distilling the… Read More »