Device management on IT networks a headache for health IT professionals

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The top two medical device challenges of healthcare technology management professionals are managing medical devices on IT networks and integrating device data into electronic health records, according to the results of a Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation survey unveiled this week. Of professionals at 188 hospitals nationwide, 72 percent said that managing devices on IT networks was their biggest headache.

Other big challenges listed by health technology management professionals included cybersecurity of medical devices and systems and setting preventive maintenance strategies for those systems. Announcement