Safety and security concerns in medical device software

In a recent article in Electronic Design, Ben Brosgol discusses with Bill Wong about safety and security concerns in medical device software and how “recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations are dealing with such issues, and how programming language and support tool technology can help”

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  1. Posted September 3, 2012 at 10:01 | Permalink

    I’ve discovered recently Open-DO. It sound very promissing for safety critical software for medical devices. The concepts and tools you’re building for airborne systems are 100% transferable to class C software as stated in IEC 62304 standard.


    Super projet !

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  1. By Software in Medical Devices on September 3, 2012 at 10:20

    The concept of continuous certification: get rid of the Big Freeze…

    Safety critical software always face the big freeze before certification. This happens because watefall model is the prefered software development cycle for safety critical software. Thus you can’t change anything if you’re in qualification phase for…

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