“Top Ten Health Law Issues 2016”
"Cybersecurity," AHLA Connections 02/15/16 By Jennifer L. Rathburn and Jennifer J. Hennessy
Below is an excerpt:
Cyber attacks have shifted their focus to the health care industry. The Federal Bureau of Investigation has expressed concern that the health care industry is a prime target for increased cyber attacks by criminals and, over the past five years cyber attacks on the health care industry spiked over 125%. The reason for the shift is simple: stolen health care information is lucrative. The best way for health care organizations to protect patient data is to implement a cybersecurity program to help identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover from a cyber attack.
Originally published in AHLA Connections, February 2016