CIO Insight December 6, 2021
Caitlin Cooley

Medical liability and reducing an organization’s risk against unseen threats has changed exceptionally since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. We have seen new treatment centers, vaccines, and mass staffing problems across the United States.

Risk management strategy “has traditionally focused on the important role of patient safety and the reduction of medical errors that jeopardize an organization’s ability to achieve its mission and protect against financial liability”, according to NEJM Catalyst. Unfortunately, these traditional risk mitigation techniques are not enough to combat cyberattacks on medical infrastructure.

In a sea of new mandates and best care of practice, sensitive patient information is left exposed to cyberattacks. In the 2020 Critical Insight (CI) Healthcare Data Breach report, it was found that new changes in...

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