Health InfoSec: The Wellbeing of the Healthcare Industry in the Era of Cyber-Attacks

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

Auriga, a Recognized Expert in Software Development for the Healthcare Domain, Deepens Its MedTech Expertise

beb1d217bb466fb4ab63fb48ee091292More 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

Auriga’s Team Develops an App that Helps to Prevent Disabling Conditions

image2_ProgramBankTelemedicine is one of the fastest growing segments in healthcare. The global telemedicine market was estimated to be worth around $17.9 billion in 2015, and it is forecast to grow at 18.7% annually from 2016 to 2022, according to P&S Market Research. that the number of patients using telemedicine services will reach 7 million by 2018, up from less than 350,000 in 2013. At Auriga, we believe that the telemedicine industry will see tremendous development in the coming years, and we are striving to deliver sophisticated and high-quality solutions to our customers. Continue reading

Health Level 7: Interoperability Is the Future

free-vector-hl7_068771_hl7Just as people need to speak a common language to understand each other, computer applications need to communicate with a common protocol to share data. HL7 protocol development started in 1987 to allow healthcare applications to securely exchange clinical data with each other. Over time, HL7 has become globally accepted, widely accredited, and recognized as the most commonly used set of interoperability standards in the world. Continue reading

Auriga Invites You to Meet with Us at Two Expo Shows in Boston

In April, Auriga’s experts plan to attend two great events, BIOMEDevice and the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC), to share our experience and network with the leading experts, current customers, and prospective leads. Both events will take place on April 13–14 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center in Boston, MA. Continue reading