“Cyber security incidents in the healthcare environment can have serious and devastating consequences. They can lead to one or more losses including service interruptions, operational
losses, patient safety issues, reputational losses, privacy breaches, potential civil actions or class action lawsuits, regulatory investigations/fines and financial losses.
Recognizing the vital role critical systems play in patient care, we are slowly expanding from a focus on protecting patient data to the broader goal of protecting the ability to care for patients.”
Read more in HIROC’s: A Guide for Healthcare Administrators and Risk Managers