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.
HHS made a big move this week to beef up security efforts, naming two major health IT leaders to its Cybersecurity Task Force to help facilitate data sharing among healthcare organizations.
John Wade, former CIO/VP at Saint Luke’s Health System in Kansas City, and former HIMSS Board Chair, passed away last week. His friends and colleagues have offered the following remembrances …