Health Care Cybersecurity Action Plan
The Health Information Technology (HIT) for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 increased electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR) adoption across the country, making cybersecurity a growing concern for health care organizations. There are regular news reports on healthcare facilities that have been breached.
Analyze the report: Hackers target health data; 82% of hospital tech experts reported ‘significant security incident’ in last year.
Provide a personal action plan to protect against security lapses on your watch.
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
Ø Summarize the seriousness of the data breaches
Ø Include your definition of ” bad security hygiene”
Ø Describe how you will ” create a culture of security awareness”
Ø Develop a personal action plan which you will follow to assure technology security