Cybersecurity, telehealth top of mind for ‘Most Wired’ hospitals
The major healthcare breaches of 2015 and recent ransomware attacks have put cybersecurity at the forefront for 2016’s “Most Wired” hospitals.
More than 680 providers, who represent more than 2,146 hospitals, responded to the survey about their IT use. The report is sponsored by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and publlished at Hospitals & Health Networks.
In addition to defensive measures, such as intrusion detection systems, and employee education on security risks, 67 percent of the Most Wired hospitals are using pattern detection to prevent automated logins, up from 48 percent in 2013.
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