Over the past several years, FDA has undertaken a significant and diverse set of efforts aimed at improving not only medical device cybersecurity, but cybersecurity across the healthcare sector. The agency has worked internally on efforts such as updated guidance with respect to satisfying regulatory requirements for cybersecurity within medical devices, the
Jessica Wilkerson is a Cyber Policy Advisor with the All Hazards Readiness, Response, and Cybersecurity (ARC) team in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As part of ARC, she examines issues and develops policy related to the safety and effectiveness of connected medical devices. Previously, she
WASHINGTON - The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) Program announced today it is granting authority to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) for managing the assignment of CVE Identifiers (IDs) for the CVE Program.
The field of medical simulation originated in ancient times, where simple models of human patients were portrayed in clay and stone to represent clinical features of disease progression and its effects on humans. Historical data from the Middle Ages documents the use of animals for training surgical procedures. However, it was not until the 20th century that
Medical simulations are an integral part of the military health system, providing opportunities for skills development and performance assessment of both individual and team-level medical-related tasks. This Special Edition of the Journal “Launching Innovation through Medical Modeling and Simulation Technologies” will provide a glimpse into current efforts