How Health Care Professionals Can Limit Their Liability Following a Cyber Attack

Jon Moore, Chief Risk Officer and Senior Vice President of Consulting Services, Clearwater, speaks with Iliana L. Peters, Shareholder, Polsinelli PC, about the steps that health care professionals can take to address cyber incidents and reduce their liability. They discuss identifying an incident response team, evidence collection and retention, engaging with IT forensics vendors, negotiating over stolen data, complying with disclosure and reporting requirements, reaching out to cyber liability insurance carriers and other third parties like law enforcement, dealing with a regulatory investigation, and the emerging legal theory of personal liability. Iliana recently co-authored an AHLA Briefing on this issue. From AHLA’s Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group. Sponsored by Clearwater.