The iatricSystems Fall Exchange addressed various healthcare IT challenges covering topics such as privacy and security, clinical improvements and report writing. As we continue this blog series, you’ll learn key points and insight from industry experts and their discussions with healthcare leaders. You can also access all of the recorded privacy and security sessions here.
Last month, we hosted our first major virtual event – the iatricSystems Fall Exchange – that covered the top challenges healthcare organizations face in 2020, including privacy and security, clinical improvements and report writing.
Hospitals and healthcare organizations all over the country are facing similar privacy and security challenges – especially this past year. From an increase of breaches, the risk of ransomware and remote accessibility for vendors and employees, 2020 has opened up plenty of new security gaps. The good news is when so many people go through the same thing, there’s a lot to share and a whole lot more to learn.
With Cybersecurity Awareness Month right around the corner (October), now’s the time for healthcare security teams to review their security positioning and begin to strategize about how they can improve.
A recent COVID-19 outbreak occurred at a Springfield MA hospital due to an employee returning to work after visiting another state, increasing the hospital’s infected rate to 26 employees and 14 patients.