The start of a new year encourages us to reflect on the past and look to the possibilities of the future. In health care, our goals often align around the pursuit of patient safety, improved outcomes for all and a more satisfying clinician experience.
A strong cybersecurity posture is a critical part of delivering the highest quality care and operating efficiently. Unfortunately, a recent report shows that health care providers are the most targeted sector for cybercrimes, accounting for 79% of all reported breaches. Nearly 500 providers were breached in 2020, affecting just over 16.5 million patients.