Tag Archives: Medical

Microsoft poaches Samsung’s chief medical officer to join its growing health team

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Digital-Life-Design conference in Munich, Germany, on January 16, 2017. Tobias Hase | dpa | Getty Images Microsoft has snapped up David Rhew from Samsung Electronics, where he worked as a chief medical officer overseeing the company’s health efforts in the U.S. Rhew will be Microsoft’s new chief medical… Read More »

Medical devices pose cybersecurity and patient threat

Connectivity has opened the door to cybersecurity attacks beyond the computer. Security breaches can happen anywhere there is a connected electronic device. CAT scans, MRI machines, anything plugged in such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, create security vulnerabilities that can be overlooked in standard hospital cybersecurity procedures. “In surgery room, everything is  a computer,” said… Read More »