Why Traditional Cybersecurity is Failing Healthcare

Put yourself in my shoes… a Code Stroke patient arrives in our busy ER. Time is of the essence. We need to rapidly diagnose and treat the patient to prevent long term paralysis or even death. But nothing happens until we can access their health records, review the relevant data, order a CT scan, consult our colleagues, and initiate treatment. And none of that can happen at all because our hospital has put in a new enhanced password policy. As well they should. Keeping protected health information (PHI) private and secure is of utmost concern in healthcare…but more on that later.

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