Large U.S. hospitals have 10 to 15 medical devices for each hospital bed, and most of the devices are internet-enabled. Seen here is a teaching lab at the new University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Miss., on Aug. 4, 2017.
Large U.S. hospitals have 10 to 15 medical devices for each hospital bed, and most of the devices are internet-enabled. Seen here is a teaching lab at the new University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Miss., on Aug. 4, 2017. Rogelio V. Solis AP
Large U.S. hospitals have 10 to 15 medical devices for each hospital bed, and most of the devices are internet-enabled. Seen here is a teaching lab at the new University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson, Miss., on Aug. 4, 2017. Rogelio V. Solis AP

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