June 29, 2021
We are seeing rapidly growing trends towards the application of digital therapeutics for mental health conditions; a great deal exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Are we approaching a time when doctors prescribe mobile apps, games for adolescents, or Virtual Reality to treat social anxiety and/or treat mental ill-health rather than medication or talk sessions? If YES, then managing cybersecurity and privacy risks must be top of the agenda.
Listen to this episode to understand the opportunities and growing challenges in managing duty of care, security, and privacy with a highly vulnerable population of patients with an easily accessible suite of mental health digital therapeutics.
June 22, 2021
What can an emerging Latin American region teach us when it comes to cyber risk management in the digital healthcare transformation?
We sit down with Roque Juarez, Security Intelligence Specialist at IBM in Mexico, to get an understanding of how basic principles can be critical to cyber threat management in connected healthcare systems regardless of whether you are an emerging or established economy. If you think COVID-19 pandemic slowed down the rate of threat, think again.
Tune in as Roque shares how COVID-19 made it more appealing for hackers to breach labs, healthcare systems, and any repository of patient health data and research.
June 16, 2021
What is one of the greatest risks in the connected healthcare ecosystem? Here’s a hint: it’s not the hackers.
Listen to our eye-opening conversation with a cutting-edge cybersecurity forensic technologist, Andrés Velázquez, Founder and President of MaTTica, based in Mexico, who highlights common global challenges and inherent obstacles in the emerging Latin American region.
As an industry where are we falling short? Where are we not investing resources
correctly? Find out how organizational shortcomings are feeding this growing threat to institutional and patient security and privacy and the overall future of connected healthcare.
June 9, 2021
How you manage and quantify risk will determine how fast you can minimize impact and reassure public trust in the connected healthcare system. Can connected healthcare be a risky business for you, the patient, and every stakeholder involved?
Listen to our discussion with T.R. Kane, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Forensics Partner, at one of the world’s top 5 consultancies, PwC [PricewaterhouseCoopers], as he explains how we need to better strategize planning and response to cyber vulnerabilities in the healthcare ecosystem. Tune in for insights on some of the best lifeline strategies for managing organizational and patient risk in this rapidly emerging domain.
December 28, 2020
Contact tracing technologies and applications (CTT/CTAs) have become a great focus in the new norm of COVID-19. There are many ethical and validation challenges surrounding the uses of these technologies which have been in play before the pandemic and will continue after.
Maria Palombini, Director of Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development and Healthcare Life Sciences (HLS) Practice Lead at IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA), interviews Ali Hessami, Innovation Director at Vegas Global Systems LTD and Chair and Technical Editor for IEEE P7000 Standards, about ethical considerations on contact tracing technologies and applications in order to mitigate spread of the pandemic and protect personal privacy and public.
December 21, 2020
Digital therapeutics are growing in popularity for patients. Combining science and technology creates a double-edge sword including one how to best establish quality and trust in the safety and efficacy of patients.
Maria Palombini, Director of Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development and Healthcare Life Sciences (HLS) Practice Lead at IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA), Michael Ambrose, Director of Product Quality and Analytical Process at USP about establishing standards in digital therapeutics to assure quality and build trust with patients -- the core of the healthcare ecosystem.
December 15, 2020
In an effort to enhance clinical research, Maria Palombini, Director of Emerging Communities & Opportunities Development and Healthcare & Life Sciences (HLS) Practice Lead at the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA), interviews Jennifer Goldsack, Executive Director of Digital Medicine Society (DiME) to explore the need for bringing together pharmaceutical clinical researchers and technologists to compel device makers to embrace and develop open source and compatible technologies.