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.
One of the many consequences of Covid-19? Leaders in every industry – including healthcare – will be forced to reexamine their disaster preparedness strategies and make sure they’re “able to deliver services in a consistent way” during an emergency, said Erik Decker and Denise Anderson.
With remote care becoming increasingly common, CISOs no longer view medical device security as a separate entity; but rather, part of a more holistic approach, according to our expert panelists.
One of the most important aspects of a cybersecurity strategy – particularly during a crisis – is communication, according to Erik Decker and Denise Anderson, who discuss key takeaways from the roadmap recently published by HSCC. And it goes far beyond targeted emails.