As healthcare systems around the world battle COVID-19, they haven't stopped fighting another battle: the constant struggle against hackers and other security threats. On this episode of HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock talks to Healthcare IT News Executive Editor Mike Miliard about cybersecurity in the age of COVID-19. They also catch up on the ONC info-blocking rules that dropped in March, and how the pandemic has illustrated the importance of those regulatory changes.
Articles referenced in this episode:
As COVID-19 cases increase, so do privacy concerns about EHR snooping
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Cyberattack on Czech hospital forces tech shutdown during coronavirus outbreak
WHO, coronavirus testing lab hit by hackers as opportunistic attacks ramp up
Cyberattacks continue to mount during COVID-19 pandemic
Cyber-attacks on healthcare facilities 'growing threat' during coronavirus pandemic
Temporary hospitals are rife with cybersecurity vulnerabilities
Penn Medicine CISO offers tips for COVID-19 cybersecurity response
AMA, AHA partner on COVID-19 cyber threats guidance for hospitals, physicians
Google says it blocks 18 million COVID-19 related scam emails each day
COVID-19 highlights the importance of ONC info blocking rules, says Rucker
And HIMSS's latest cybersecurity report.