Ransomware: Understanding the Legal Ramifications for Hospitals and Health Systems

George Jackson, Director of Health IT and Digital Health, Clearwater, speaks with Nathan Kottkamp, Partner, Williams Mullen, about the legal ramifications that health systems need to be prepared for when planning for the potential of ransomware attacks. They discuss the importance of cybersecurity insurance, legal liabilities for third parties that are involved with a health system experiencing a breach, legal issues surrounding ransomware payments, and the three components of incident response. Nathan recently wrote and spoke about this topic for AHLA’s Top Ten 2022 article and podcast series. Sponsored by Clearwater.