As more individuals are able to access patient data, it’s becoming increasingly important to ensure continuous training is provided, and that the technology and processes are in place to enable early detection, according to our security experts.
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.
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.
The most sophisticated cybersecurity solutions on the market can’t keep data safe unless the right processes are in place, which includes consistent education and effective communication, say our panelists. “It’s not about tools and technology; it’s about people.”
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.