In an environment where care is increasingly being pushed outside of clinics (and hospitals), IT security leaders face added challenges in safeguarding panel, according to our panelists, who believe the answer may lie in Zero Trust.
The rise of digital health has transformed the patient experience; however, it has also resulted in increased security risks, according to our panelists, who discuss the importance of collaboration in safeguarding patient data.
As healthcare organizations reopen, it is essential that leaders “cycle through” the technologies that were deployed to meet the demands of Covid – and make sure they meet security standards, said experts Art Ream, Christopher Frenz, and James Morrison.
In the behavioral health space, where the no-show rate for visitors has long been a challenge, telemedicine offers a level of convenience that could be a game-changer, says CIO Kevin Wiese. “Time will tell as we look at the data.”
The efforts put forth by IT teams during the pandemic have been nothing short of amazing. But the real challenge is making sure that as care delivery models evolve, so does the security strategy, said our expert panelists.