HealthTech September 29, 2023
Laura DiDio

As interest in at-home acute care programs continues to grow, healthcare organizations need to take the security of these services seriously.

For healthcare organizations looking to expand care delivery beyond hospital walls, security must be a top priority, especially when it comes to at-home acute care services.

Providers and patients should work together to adopt and adhere to strong security mechanisms and policies. Security must be an intrinsic part of a health system’s daily routine to safeguard confidential hospital records. And patients should consider the data integrity and operations of personal medical devices, tablets, cellphones, laptops and applications.

Without security safeguards, malicious actors can steal, alter and destroy hospital data and patient information, disrupt care delivery and cause medical devices,...

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Topics: Cybersecurity, Health IT, Health System / Hospital, Home, Patient / Consumer, Provider, Technology
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