Perhaps the toughest part of a merger is getting separate organizations to act as one. But it can be done if leadership follows a few simple tenets – starting with communication, says Scott Vachon.
The one area any vendor – including those in the growing data loss prevention sector – can’t fall short? In providing support and guidance to users, says Garrett Hall of KLAS.
By focusing primarily on implementing EHRs – and putting cybersecurity on the back burner – the industry created a “gold mine for bad actors,” says Anahi Santiago, who talks about her team’s education strategy, and why advocacy is critical.
As mergers become increasingly common, “the CIO is being thrust into a coordinating role,” says HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf, which makes it all the more critical to formulate strong partnerships.
The keys to maintaining a secure environment? Having a strong risk assessment team and ensuring security has a seat at the table, says CISO Anahi Santiago. And it all starts with having the right culture.