It may not seem like the flashiest investment, but with digital health accelerating at a rapid pace, a strong identity governance and administration strategy is more important than ever, according to Wes Wright and Randy Nale.
Contrary to the long-held belief, it is possible to safeguard patient data without disrupting clinical workflow, said our panelists during a recent discussion, and it starts with one basic premise: communication.
With data no longer confined to a single repository or network that can be locked down, guarding the perimeter simply doesn’t cut it anymore, said our panelists, who discussed the need for a layered approach to data security.
The tools have matured and the regulations are in place, making this the opportune time for healthcare organizations to move forward with electronic prescribing of controlled substances, said our panelists during a recent webinar.
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.