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    Potential Security Vulnerabilities of a Wireless Network in a Military Healthcare Facility

    Date28 Apr 2006
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    Posted ByBenjamin D. Thomas
    The adaptation of wireless technology into the healthcare practitioner’s daily activities is changing the face of patient care every day. Doctors can now review any pertinent patient data from digital x-rays as they are taken, lab results as they are coded into the system and live patient vital statistic monitoring from their mobile PDA's and Tablet PC's at the point of care. Wireless technology adaptation has other benefits such as lowering long term cost of infrastructure maintenance and upgrades, and allowing for rapid changes to the network infrastructure versus wired technology.

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