Next-gen medical devices: Security, AI, rethinking design for patient experience

Experts discuss where medical devices are headed as the internet of things continues to expand. Medical devices are proliferating throughout the healthcare landscape, especially with the advent of the Internet of Things and the myriad new products that come with it.The medical device arena is undergoing a lot of change, in fact, as new technologies and calls for greater security push manufacturers to upgrade their products and the next generation of medical devices could see many new features and functions.As medical devices continue evolving, the top health IT areas manufacturers and hospitals will be ramping up include security, clinical workflow integration, data management automation and patient experience.