“5 Ways to protect Health Data and Prevent Cyber Attacks,” Provider Magazine
As the risk of cyber attacks and breaches of protected health information continues to rise, Kelli Fleming shared ways health care providers can protect themselves in an article published on April 11, 2023 by Provider Magazine.
“Unlike many other industries, when a health care entity experiences a cyberattack, not only does the attack disrupt business operations and utilize resources (e.g., financial, staff, and time), but such attacks can also have a negative impact on patient care and outcomes,” said Fleming. “While cyberattacks are an ongoing risk of doing business these days, health care providers can reduce the likelihood of an attack and make their systems less vulnerable.”
To that end, Fleming detailed five actionable strategies that can be implemented by providers to better position themselves against malicious actors, ranging from employee training to system and protocol updates and response planning.
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