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.
As healthcare organizations face mounting pressures, it’s not enough to merely pledge to do better. Leaders need to do walk the walk, whether it means improving processes, creating efficiencies, or focusing more on professional development.
Whether it was increasing optimization after a major implementation, driving toward digital health, or uncovering inefficiencies, healthcare IT leaders had some big goals – and big successes – in 2019.
Solid leads can be so difficult to obtain; is it that big of a deal for security companies to utilize potentially shady marketing techniques? Yes, says Mitch Parker, Executive Director of IS and Compliance at Indiana University Health. Here’s why.
A strong relationship between vendor and customer is one built on mutual understanding, respect, and hard work. Nothing will sever it quicker than bad leads or blind referral requests, says Mitch Parker.