Hospitals need to wake up to cyberattacks

MOLLY RILEY | April 26, 2016

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It is important to make the distinction between regulatory compliance and cybersecurity. Most if not all hospitals and hospital chief information security officers are focused almost exclusively (to include budgets) on compliance with the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. MedStar has acquired many hospitals and medical practices, and each acquired covered entity requires conformance with both HIPAA and MedStar standards. This compliance leaves little effort and budget for establishing cybersecurity.

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