Experts urge lawmakers for funding, regulations after healthcare cyber-attacks

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WASHINGTON (Nexstar) – On Capitol Hill, senators held a hearing about cyber security threats that hospitals and health care groups face, which can impact both the care and personal information of patients.

Cyber-attacks on hospitals and health care groups are becoming more frequent and dangerous because they disrupt the use of critical equipment.

Sen. Gary Peters (D-MI) pointed out an “infant tragically passed away because of delayed medical care.”

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