GE Healthcare insists anaesthesia machines used by NHS pose ‘no direct patient risk’

Healthcare IT News: GE Healthcare says its anaesthetic machines pose no patient risk, after concerns that the devices could be tampered with by hackers.

Cybersecurity firm, CyberMDX, flagged a vulnerability related to the GE Aestiva and GE Aespire 7100 and 7900 devices, that could allow hackers to alter the amount of anaesthetic delivered to patients and silence alarms which indicate danger.

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