Healthcare facilities need preparation to avoid a cyberattack

August 7, 2019

Healthcare leaders shouldn’t view hacking as a “what if” hypothetical, according to an article on the Health Tech website.

It should be a "when" scenario that’s central to contingency planning.

It’s not enough to discuss how to react. A formal written plan must be established, circulated among leadership teams and IT staff, and reviewed on a regular basis. 

It’s also critical to review IT team capacities. Keep a list of trusted vendors and partners at the ready if a breach is unmanageable. 

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