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Bloomberg reveals how it’s not as hard as it should be for hackers to crash – or manipulate – equipment and devices in the hospital or office setting. These included not only phones and printers but also magnetic resonance imaging scanners, ultrasounds and ventilators. So who’s responsible?
It is important for healthcare providers to remain vigilant regarding the exchange of sensitive, protected patient personal health information (PHI) over electronic devices.
The use of cell phones by patients and families for the purpose of recording conversations with their healthcare providers is a topic of serious concern to many physicians.
The personal use of cell phones poses a significant risk in healthcare settings as it may distract physicians and staff from the tasks at hand.