Once Again, Mobile Phones Don't Seem To Impact Hospital Equipment
from the took-'em-long-enough dept
Call in the Mythbusters. If they can show that mobile phones don't cause fueling stations to explode, perhaps they can show that it won't turn off hospital equipment either. For years, people have questioned whether or not mobile phones really interfered with hospital equipment -- and even doctors have been clamoring to be allowed to use mobile phones. Plenty of folks who understand wireless technologies have noted that the chance of interference is ridiculously low, but old habits die hard. However, it looks like a few hospitals are finally updating their thinking. Textually points out that a hospital in Singapore is now allowing staff to carry mobile phones after tests showed that mobile phones have no impact on medical equipment. Of course, while this probably won't surprise too many people, the real question should be "what took so long?"