The Health Information Technology (HIT) for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of 2009 increased electronic medical record (EMR) and electronic health records (EHR) adoption across the country, making cybersecurity a growing concern for health care organizations. There are regular news reports on healthcare facilities that have been breached.
Analyze the report: Hackers target health data; 82% of hospital tech experts reported ‘significant security incident’ in last year.
Provide a personal action plan to protect against security lapses on your watch.
Include the following aspects in the assignment:
1 Summarize the seriousness of the data breaches
2 Include your definition of ” bad security hygiene”
3 Describe how you will ” create a culture of security awareness”
4 Develop a personal action plan which you will follow to assure technology security