Gartner Research

Focus Now on Digital Security Opportunities Within Connected Medical Devices

Published: 07 January 2019

ID: G00381132

Analyst(s): Saniye Alaybeyi , Anurag Gupta

Summary

As digital and out-of-hospital care grows, health systems are connecting ever more medical devices, creating a need for digital security. This research equips technology product managers to identify and target these emerging healthcare industry market opportunities.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Impact of Healthcare Data Breaches on Bottom Line and Brand Equity Is Now Creating the Need for Dedicated Digital Security Services
  • Fuzzy Regulations on Digital Security as a “Shared Responsibility” Necessitate Targeting Medical Device Firms and Healthcare Providers
  • Connecting “Legacy” Medical Devices Designed for the Siloed IT Age Is Creating a Need for Dedicated Digital Security Solutions

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