Patient Cyber Harm: Strategies and Tips for Prevention, Preparation, Risk Management, and Transparency

Cyber events put patients at risk and affect overall patient safety. Cathie Brown, Vice President, Consulting Services, Clearwater, speaks with Sean Sullivan, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP,  Gerard Nussbaum, Principal, Zarach Associates LLC, and Elizabeth Hodge, Partner, Akerman LLP, about the correlation between cyber events and patient safety. They discuss the Board’s fiduciary responsibility as it relates to cyber events, the need for contingency and disaster recovery plans, and the importance of communication during an event. Sean, Gerard, and Elizabeth co-authored an August 2022 Health Law Connections article on this subject. From AHLA’s Health Information and Technology Practice Group. Sponsored by Clearwater.