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Health Care Cybersecurity: Is There a Role for the Anesthesia Professional?

August 2022
Keeping patients safe during anesthesia care is a multifaceted challenge. The skills and vigilance of the anesthesia professional are necessary, but not sufficient. The ergonomics of the care environment, systems of care, communication between teams and many other factors ultimately impact patient safety. Now, it seems we need to add cybersecurity threats as another dimension to the patient safety battle.