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Ransomware and Other Cybersecurity Threats Top ECRI Institute's Annual Health Technology Hazards List

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Journal of Health Care Compliance, Nov/Dec 2017, Vol.19(6), pp.39-40 [Peer Reviewed Journal]

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  • Title:
    Ransomware and Other Cybersecurity Threats Top ECRI Institute's Annual Health Technology Hazards List
  • Author/Creator: Anonymous
  • Language: English
  • Subjects: Medical Equipment ; Patient Safety ; Testing Laboratories ; Computer Viruses ; Ratings & Rankings ; Accident Investigations ; Computer Crime ; Computer Security
  • Is Part Of: Journal of Health Care Compliance, Nov/Dec 2017, Vol.19(6), pp.39-40
  • Description: Top 10 List Includes Endoscope Reprocessing Failures, Contamination Issues, and Missed Alarms Health technology safety - from safeguarding medical devices and information technology (IT) systems against ransomware attacks to avoiding misco nnections of enteral feeding components - requires that health care facilities identify the possibility of danger or difficulty with those technologies and take steps to minimize the likelihood of adverse events.To develop the annual list, ECRI Institute's multidisciplinary staff of engineers, scientists, nurses, physicians, and safety analysts draws on the resources of the Institute's 50-year history, as well as expertise and insight gained through testing and analyzing health care technologies.ECRI Institute, a nonprofit organization, dedicates itself to bringing the discipline of applied scientific research to health care to discover which medical procedures, devices, drugs, and processes are best to enable improved patient care.
  • Identifier: ISSN: 15208303