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Consumer groups urge medical device makers to clarify product lifespans to mitigate cyber risks

July 10, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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Consumer advocates are urging House lawmakers to require greater responsibility by medical device manufacturers to clarify the lifespan of their products to enable users to better address cybersecurity risks, in response to industry assertions about shared responsibility by device users and makers to protect patient data.

The consumer groups' arguments are laid out in written comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee in response to a request from lawmakers for advice on how to address legacy issues from...

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