It’s news that is quickly becoming a real concern for many MedTech manufacturers: support for Windows 7 is coming to an end in January 2020. This change is forcing many in the industry to upgrade their medical devices to allow for continued operation.
The MedTech industry is no stranger to change, especially regarding the increase in the types of medical devices available and the necessity of ongoing software upgrades. In 2015, Microsoft ended support for Windows 7. When this happened, many manufacturers purchased the extended support that will no longer be accessible as of January 14, 2020.