For home-based care providers, cyber attacks are less likely to be an “if,” and more likely to be a “when.”
And, as cyber attackers get more creative and persistent, it’s important for providers to understand the implications of attacks.
“Over the last 18 months, we’re seeing massive impacts to patient care,” Fortified Health Security CEO Dan L. Dodson told Home Health Care News. “In the health system space, we’re seeing organizations go down for weeks and months, literally diverting care. It’s one thing for a patient record to be exposed, and nobody wants that. But it’s an entirely different set of circumstances when you can’t deliver care.”
Fortified Health is a Tennessee-based cybersecurity firm.
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