Faced with a tsunami of cyberattacks on hospitals and health systems, FDA wants to make the strengthening of medical device cybersecurity a top priority. However, currently there is no statutory requirement, pre- or postmarket, that expressly compels medical device manufacturers to address cybersecurity.
That’s where FDA will need the help of Congress to grant it the additional legislative authorities needed to advance medical device safety by ensuring the agency and the public have critical information about the cybersecurity of devices….continue reading this article here
Article by: Greg Slabodkin
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