For more than 40 years, Düsseldorf has hosted MEDICA, the world’s leading trade fair for medical technology companies, medical device manufacturers, software and information systems development companies, and other experts from all over the world. Continue reading
The healthcare industry is going through a digital revolution. Hospitals pay more attention to technology than ever before. Both patients and professionals realize the benefits of telemedicine, mHealth, wearables, and smart devices and systems. Patient electronic medical records are entered online, letting patients access their own health data from home, helping doctors collaborate with each other remotely, and giving medical researchers access to millions of healthcare records.
But this transformation comes at the cost of security. Digital patient records have become a prime target for hackers due to the huge amount of sensitive information they contain. According to the newly released Study on Privacy and Security of Healthcare Data by the Ponemon Institute, nearly 90% of healthcare organizations experienced at least one data breach in the past two years, and 45% of them had more than five. Continue reading
With the rapid progress of informatization, data protection has come to the fore, and especially stringent requirements are rightly imposed for the protection of health information. The recently developed protocols already correspond to the new requirements. But what about long-in-the-tooth systems, dinosaurs of the times when no one thought that patient data would be of interest to hackers? Developers working with such systems cannot always use the latest versions of protocols; however, this does not mean that data protection is impossible. Continue reading
In the Information Age, Big Data rules the world. The data volumes are growing faster than ever before, and by the year 2020, IDC predicts that about 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human being on our planet. However, Big Data is more than just loads of information; it is even more than a mere technology. It is an innovative tool for real-time analysis, planning, forecasting, and finally, instantaneous and efficient decision-making. Big Data represents a new competitive advantage for any company in any industry today. Continue reading
More than 13 years of experience in the MedTech industry, dozens of successfully completed projects, and recognition of the international community—all this makes Auriga an attractive partner for medical device manufacturers. We offer the full range of software services, from prototyping to maintenance and support, providing high-quality products for wired and wireless medical devices, information systems, diagnostic visualization, telemedicine, and more. The solutions developed at Auriga are used daily in hundreds of hospitals for 24*7 and remote patient monitoring, laboratory diagnostics, and medical institution workflow. Continue reading