The number of U.S. healthcare data breach incidents increased by over 55% in 2020 compared to 2019, with 599 data breaches affecting more than 26 million people. The total cost was a whopping $13.2 billion.
Cybersecurity for hospitals and healthcare providers will be the topic of the June 23 DCH/GaHIN webinar
. During the presentation, you’ll learn the role of cybersecurity in protecting patient records, ensuring continuity of care and avoiding damage to your reputation and bottom line.
Our speaker will be Tracy M. Field
, a Partner at Parker Hudson law firm and long-time counsel to GaHIN, who will provide background on healthcare breaches and the role played by the government. Field is a frequent national presenter and thought leader on issues facing the healthcare industry.
Based upon her extensive experience, Field will offer practical considerations and real-life examples, and offer insights into security measures that can help protect your organization and reduce costs. Joining Field on the webinar will be a speaker whose company recently experienced a healthcare records breach. (The speaker’s company will be identified during the webinar.)
From sophisticated cyberattacks to mishandled health record disposals, learn what you can do to protect your patient data, ranging from staff education to sophisticated protection systems.