CHA News Article

CHPSO/HQI Issues Patient Safety Alert on Hospital Hardware Hacking

On July 31, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety alert encouraging health care facilities to stop using Hospira Symbiq pumps due to cybersecurity concerns. If a hospital must temporarily continue using Symbiq pumps until replacements are in place, a list of FDA-recommended temporary measures, along with more information, is available on the CHPSO website.