Leak left 243 million Brazilians’ medical records and personal info ripe for the picking

The personal information of more than 243 million Brazilians was potentially accessible for at least six months thanks to weakly encoded credentials kept in the source code of the Brazilian Ministry of Health’s website (via ZDNet). The security issue was first reported by Brazilian publication Estadão.

The personal data of anyone who had registered with Sistema Único de Saúde (SUS), Brazil’s national health system, could be viewed. That data included people’s full names, addresses, and telephone numbers, reported Estadão. The database also includes records of living and dead people as the population of Brazil was more than 211 million in 2019, according to The World Bank, which is about 32 million fewer people than the reported number of records that were potentially accessible.

The Ministry of Health’s website stored the encoded access credentials to the database of personal information in its source code, reports Estadão. However, the

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3 Practical Tips for Great UX/UI in Medical Device Design

If user interfaces on a consumer electronic are unclear, it results in frustration and wasted time. In medical device design, if user interfaces are unclear, results could be far more serious. During Virtual Engineering Week, experts from Kablooe Design, a Coon Rapids, MN-based firm, shared key considerations for designing a medical device user interface (UI) and user experience (UX).

Understand what your users need to be successful with the interfaces

“Think about the big picture — what is the team of individuals trying to do? What is the overall process that they’re going through? — And then those little needs within the larger needs come into play,” said Brian Mullins, director of design and development at Kablooe Design. “That’s really where those kernels of discovery can become so important.”

Mullins defined design research as all activities involved in

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COVID-19 Outbreak- Global Medical Practice Management Software Market 2020 Key Players, Industry Overview, Supply Chain and Analysis to 2025

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Nov 26, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
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Under COVID-19 outbreak globally, this report provides 360 degrees of analysis from supply chain, import and export control to regional government policy and future influence on the industry. Detailed analysis about market status (2015-2020), enterprise competition pattern, advantages and disadvantages of enterprise products, industry development

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Can Design Controls Accelerate Medical Innovation?

We are living in an unprecedented era of rapid medical innovation in the face of COVID-19. The speed of development for devices and diagnostics has been driven by the urgency of the pandemic resulting in enhanced public-private collaboration, access to funding, and a reduced regulatory burden.

While the pace of medical innovation today can be seen as an inspiring silver lining, it also highlights the lack of that speed over the past 20 years. When the dust settles and COVID-19 is behind us (and it will be behind us), I find myself asking the following questions:

  • What lessons will we have learned to keep the positive momentum going into the future?
  • What will happen when our public-private collaborations, access to funding, and regulatory pathways to commercialization resume to the status quo?
  • Will the pace of medical innovation also wind back down to the pre-COVID era?

To the

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