Health systems today face increasing odds of a breach, and that’s what drives Rishi Tripathi, CISO at Mount Sinai Health System in New York City. “There is an opportunity for us to step up and do a far better job than we do protecting our banks or factories, because this is literally life and death.”
Myers says health systems must start protecting their organizations today against the potential cyber threats of tomorrow.
Like most health systems, Mount Sinai had to find a way to enable caregivers to communicate with patients while also reducing the use of PPE. But unlike other systems, the NYC-based organization decided to partner with Google, says Robbie Freeman.
Leaders at different organizations may have employed different strategies to fight Covid-19, but there’s one universal belief when it comes to the pandemic: healthcare has forever changed, said Christopher Longhurst, MD, and Rob Fields.
The key to having difficult conversations with members of your team? Conduct them in a way that’s “more about coaching, mentoring, and showing that you’re invested in this person’s success,” says Kristin Myers, VP of IT at Mount Sinai Health.