“The work we do in public policy is so important, because we can drive substantial change,” says CIO Theresa Meadows, who talks about the value of advocacy, the biggest challenges in cybersecurity, and why Meaningful Use was a game-changer.
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.
The most surprising takeaway from the HHS Cybersecurity Task Force report? The lack of risk assessments being conducted, according to David Finn and Theresa Finn, who found that “most people don’t even have a baseline.”
In the past, security hasn’t been viewed as a strategic function of health care. If the industry is going to make progress, that needs to change, say Theresa Meadows and David Finn, who discuss the Task Force’s report on cybersecurity.
What’s the biggest roadblock in establishing best practices for cybersecurity? Lack of communication, says Theresa Meadows, who will discuss how the Cybersecurity Task Force is working to change that.