For your IMMEDIATE notice: If you run medical device Windows management consoles, run Windows Update and update your machine NOW. This is my professional advice considering the new ransomware worm out there attacking machines
MS17-010 has been out more than a month, but we have to assume that that the majority of Windows-based medical devices and Windows-based medical device monitoring platforms are vulnerable.
For Windows XP, Windows 8, and Windows Server 2003 systems, the patches still aren’t available though windows update – you need to get them from https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/msrc/2017/05/12/customer-guidance-for-wannacrypt-attacks/ and deploy manually.
Are you paying for hours or for outcomes? Money no object for your clinical trial ? No deadlines? Paying a monthly project management fee? Patient