Cybersecurity: Your Safety Is Our Top Priority
At Abbott, we create and provide products, devices, and systems that help people live their best lives through good health. Our goal is to ensure our devices, products, and systems meet the highest security standards and that commitment governs how we approach cybersecurity across our business.
Please read this letter from Mark Carlson, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer for St. Jude Medical, for more information about the cybersecurity protocols and protections in place for Merlin.net™ Patient Care Network (PCN) and Merlin@home™ transmitter.
For information about how pacemakers, defibrillators and remote monitoring work, and their proven benefits, please visit the St. Jude Medical PULSE blog, which features a Q&A with Dr. Carlson.
If you have any questions about your software version, please call +1-877-MY-MERLIN to speak with a St. Jude Medical technician. For more information, read our public statements in our newsroom.
See our August 29, 2017 cybersecurity pacemaker firmware update.
See our January 9, 2017 cybersecurity release update.
Learn more about safe and effective remote monitoring with the Merlin.net™ Patient Care Network (PCN) and Merlin@home™ transmitter:
Merlin@home™ System Patient Fact Sheet (53.63kb)
From Your Heart to Your Health Care Providers, How Remote Monitoring Works (32kb)