The healthcare industry was a major target for cybercriminals in 2015, the worst year in history for healthcare data breaches. Thus, it comes as no surprise that in 2016, information security is considered the top health IT concern. Patient data protection has become a critical business priority for all healthcare organizations, regardless of their size or scope, as every vulnerability puts their reputations and financial performance at risk. Continue reading
Taking advantage of the latest technologies has become the key to business competitiveness and the main challenge for manufacturers in all industries. In today’s fast-changing IT world, new software development technologies, methods, tools, and paradigms are constantly being developed: the benefits for first-movers are huge (in turnover, efficiency, and reputation alike), and the consequences for laggards devastating.
Software reengineering, porting, and code refactoring may be a cost-effective way to keep your product up to date with the cutting-edge developments and thus competitive in the market. However, many businesses find it tricky to determine when their software needs to be enhanced. Here are five canaries in the coalmine that clearly show it is time to reengineer your software. Do you recognize any of them in your own company? 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
When a product reaches the end-of-life phase of its lifecycle, inventing a completely new product is often not an option. Imagine that you produce a smart and complex medical device certified by regulatory agencies, connected to peripheral medical equipment, and used by thousands of patients in hundreds of hospitals nationwide. Your product has been commercially available on the market for a long time. However, the day comes when its components become outdated and unsupported, and an urgent decision has to be made on how to recover the product value. Continue reading