The healthcare industry in the U.S. is highly-regulated at the state and federal levels. A June 2017 HHS report recommends standardized guidelines, regulations and Dedicated leadership to combat digital health cybersecurity threats in the industry to protect patient privacy and security.
For example, the report notes, devices such as smart continuous glucose monitors and insulin delivery systems can be a boon to diabetes management for both the patients and physician, but that technology opens up vulnerabilities.
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