Although there was much to consider in creating a set of cybersecurity guidelines, the important feedback the industry-led group received, according to Erik Decker, was to make sure it was “concise.”
It’s not just IT leaders who have to build and maintain solid relationships with vendors, but clinical and business leaders as well, says CIO Heather Nelson. “They need to be part of the discussion.”
Convincing leadership to invest in a digital health strategy is about more than just talk; it’s about being able to demonstrate use cases, says UChicago Medicine CIO Heather Nelson.
Let’s face it – small organizations can’t invest as much in cybersecurity as large IDNs. But there are steps they can take, says Erik Decker, who leads the workgroup that’s tasked with getting them on the right path.
One of the biggest gaps when it comes to cybersecurity strategies? Incident response, says Erik Decker, who believes most plans are focused too much on reaction, and not enough on proactive measures.