AHA response to the House Energy and Commerce Committee's RFI on legacy technologies in health care

RE: Supported Lifetimes Request for Information.

May 31, 2018

The American Hospital Association responds to the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s request for information (RFI) on how best to keep medical devices secure over their useful lifetimes and, specifically, "legacy technology challenges, opportunities, considerations and suggestions in the health care sector."

Read the full letter below.

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