Aug 05 2020

Comprehensive Security: IT and Healthcare Leaders Get on the Same Page

In the care sector, strong security strategy remains critical to keeping sensitive patient information safe from prying eyes. But often, protecting data and systems is easier said than done.

While there’s no one reason that hospitals and care facilities might struggle to manage risk, a lack of alignment between IT and healthcare leaders will make any security obstacle — whether it’s tied to resources, regulations or information silos — that much more difficult to overcome.

Open communication is key to bridging the understanding gap and paving the way for a proactive, comprehensive security approach that empowers delivery of quality care. That means technical and nontechnical stakeholders must come together to explore their organization’s security needs, goals and challenges from all sides.

This infographic outlines key ideas that can help guide conversations between IT and healthcare leaders. It includes:

  • Data and talking points about the likelihood and impact of a breach
  • Explanations of how top-priority security solutions support wider objectives
  • Additional considerations, such as common security obstacles
  • High-priority action steps for IT and healthcare leaders

Print it out, share it with your colleagues and reshape the security discussion at your organization.

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