Reply to post: Re: isolated networks?

Hacking these medical pumps is as easy as copying a booby-trapped file over the network

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Re: isolated networks?

It is very hard to truly isolate systems. Information needs to be transferred between LIS and HIS systems; your lab results from some remote lab, your vitals, your EMR, your nurse’ notes, etc. need to be all looked at by your physician.

The pharmacist downstairs may need to verify the actual drug dosage.

Connected systems improve patient outcomes.

Unless they get hacked.

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