We are a collaborative and inclusive nonprofit professional organization committed to advancing quality health care with a focus on the safety and security of medical devices. We serve providers, payers, manufacturers, universities, government agencies, technology companies, individuals, patients, patient advocates and associations.
Our mission is to protect public health and well-being by advancing computer risk management practices to ensure wide availability of innovative and safe medical devices.
“These [medical device] infections have the potential to greatly affect the world-class patient care that is expected by our customers. In addition to compromising data and the system, these incidents are also extremely costly to the VA in terms of time and money spent cleansing infected medical devices.”
Assistant Secretary for
Technology Department of Veterans Affairs
This document contains a framework for improving the safety and reliability of software and firmware in medical devices by using fuzzing. Fuzzing is a testing technique for locating unknown vulnerabilities and other defects by sending malformed and unexpected inputs to software.
(Monday, December 3, 2012)
OULU, FINLAND and SARATOGA, CA, USA, June 26,
2012 -- Codenomicon, the leading vendor of
proactive security testing software, has joined the Medical Device
Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS) to enhance the
security in solutions and devices in the healthcare industry.
(Tuesday, June 26, 2012)
CHICAGO (February 16, 2012) - The Healthcare Information
and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) announced today that
the 2012 mHealth Summit will take place Dec. 3 -5 at
the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in
(Sunday, February 12, 2012)
Our consortium is focused on optimizing the relationship between the quality of health care and the process of assessing and ensuring that devices and systems are secure and functioning in a safe and efficacious manner.