Right now, there’s a good chance a cybercriminal wants to break into your practice. Emails are being sent in the hope one of your employees will click on a link that will install ransomware, hackers are exploiting security flaws in medical equipment with internet connections, and information is being gathered from social media to trick staffers into revealing patient or financial records.
Any talk about cybersecurity in healthcare will undoubtedly cover one or more of a hacker’s favorite tactics: Ransomware, phishing, or exploiting poor device security.
The struggle to merely access quality health services for the 15 to 20 percent of patients who live in rural areas across the United States remains real, leading to frustration and serious health consequences.
Increasingly, payers are adopting a take it or leave it approach in contracts with physicians in the value-based marketplace, putting physicians in a tough spot.
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