How secure is this? The doctor's computer, the network, the home router, and the device itself?
"The issue is not restricted to pacemakers. Computerized hospital equipment is increasingly vulnerable to malware infections, according to a government panel. Technology Review reported that malware is “rampant” in healthcare environments, because under current US law, software used to run medical devices in hospitals must remain static once approved. It’s not that manufacturers cannot install anti-virus software or provide updates to fix security flaws, it’s that they will not do so, in order to remain in compliance with the Food & drug Administration."