When you’re using a system like Meditech that has a unique architecture, an unanticipated service interruption can be downright catastrophic, said CIOs Rich Temple and Brian Davis, who discussed their recovery strategies.
Although the pandemic has presented numerous obstacles for IT and security leaders, it has also presented “an opportunity to test and validate controls,” said Nemi George, who talked about how his team has fared, and shared lessons learned.
As IT and security leaders are learning, managing medical devices isn’t a one-time event, but rather a multifaceted process that requires strong partnerships and a willingness to be nimble.
If health IT and security leaders aren’t willing to take an honest look at why cybersecurity attacks work, we’re never going to be able to prevent them, says Mitch Parker, who examines the growing problem in this two-part series.
When it isn’t feasible to purchase new biomedical devices – and much of the time, it isn’t – healthcare IT and security leaders need to find more creative ways to secure data, according to Theresa Meadows and Will Long, who discussed the topic during a recent webinar.