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From surgical robots to “smart hospitals” to wearable medical devices and virtual doctor visits, new technology is revolutionizing healthcare. But with patients’ health and lives at stake, even the most innovative products must still meet stringent industry regulations and standards for safety and security. At the same time, developers are under intense pressure to accelerate time-to-market and reduce costs with modern software solutions and technology. Wind River® is helping medical technology developers meet these challenges to usher in a new era of innovation, operating efficiency, and improved patient care with a portfolio of proven and modern software.

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KEEPING PATIENTS SAFE THROUGHOUT A DEVICE’S LIFECYCLE

To make medical devices safer and more secure for patients, part of a 2018 FDA announcement calls for mandatory built-in capabilities for providing safety and security updates. But how will medical equipment manufacturers meet the new requirements securely, reliably, and cost-effectively?

The Wind River® portfolio of software products enables medical device companies to use solutions such as virtualization and containerization to design safe, secure, and reliable update functions into their devices. Read this use case to find out how.

USE CASE: Update Capabilities for Medical Devices Building in Safety and Security to Meet Regulatory Requirements

PROTECTING PATIENTS IN THE AGE OF CYBERTHREATS

As medical devices and patient healthcare have become increasingly connected to the Internet, cybersecurity has become a top priority for medical equipment companies that need to meet regulatory requirements as well as mitigate risk for their company brand and reputation. Cybersecurity must be built into the entire device lifecycle—from design, development, and manufacturing to operational maintenance and decommissioning.

How can you ensure that a medical device will successfully operate in an IEC 80001 conformant healthcare environment.? Read our white paper to find out.

WHITE PAPER: Cybersecurity for Medical Devices in a Connected Healthcare System

LIVES DEPEND ON RELIABLE MEDICAL DEVICES

Patients’ health and lives depend on their doctors and the equipment they use. Whether it is a pacemaker, infusion pump, MRI machine, or robotic surgery machine, medical equipment simply cannot fail.

So how can medical equipment companies ensure that their medical equipment operates with the utmost quality and reliability? They must select the best and most reliable software technology for the design and development of their medical products. Read our blog to learn how to choose the right system software for medical devices.

BLOG: Choosing the Right System Software for Medical Devices

How Wind River Can Help

Wind River delivers a comprehensive set of solutions that enable medical technology
providers and their customers to start reaping the benefits of digital transformation.

VxWorks

Trust medical devices to the industry’s leading real-time operating system, offering a complete, secure RTOS solution with all the documentation necessary to facilitate approvals from regulatory agencies worldwide.

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Wind River Linux

Choose the Linux that offers more: Our Yocto Project Compatible open source operating system is feature-rich in tools, management, security, and graphics—important for medical device screens that require clarity and readability.

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Wind River Titanium Control

Consolidate healthcare systems onto one ultra-reliable, feature-complete virtual infrastructure, so you can find important patient feedback at a glance and have the flexibility to run what you need when you need it.

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Wind River Professional Services

Unlock the full potential of Wind River solutions, show compliance with FDA-mandated cybersecurity guidelines, and reduce the risk and time associated with integrating new technologies.

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Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform

Bring intelligence to the device edge by consolidating multiple medical, security, and communication applications for a medical device onto a single edge compute platform.

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