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.
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.
CHIME has elected Cletis Earle, Theresa Meadows, RN, and Donna Roach to its board of trustees. Earle is CIO at St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital, Newburgh, NY. Since joining CHIME in 2006, he has been active in both regional and national activities. In addition to serving as co-chair for StateNet, Earle is involved in CHIME’s professional […]