Public Health Emergency - Leading a Nation Prepared
Author: CDR Thomas J (TJ) Christl, Branch Chief of the Infrastructure Analysis and Partnerships Branch in the HHS/ASPR Division of Critical Infrastructure Protection and Rachel Lehman
Stakeholder Engagement Policy Analyst of the Infrastructure Analysis and Partnerships Branch in the HHS/ASPR Division of Critical Infrastructure Protection Published Date: 11/25/2019 11:25:00 AM
Category: Cyber Security; National Health Security; Public Health Preparedness;
What does it take to provide patient care? The image of a hospital or doctor’s office just popped into your mind, right? Well, that’s just part of the answer.
Every day, patients rely on complex just-in-time systems for the provision of healthcare. These systems include not only hospitals and other healthcare providers, but also insurance providers, laboratories, medical device suppliers, and more.
Working together, these systems can provide just-in-time supplies Read more…
Author: Bob Bastani, CISSP, CISM, CRISC, Senior Cyber Security Advisor
Healthcare and Public Health Sector, Critical Infrastructure Protection, HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response Published Date: 11/1/2019 9:40:00 AM
Category: Cyber Security;
Cutting-edge innovations in medical technology help medical professionals improve patient health outcomes during disasters and every day. While these new, evolving technologies bring great promise for patient care, they also introduce an element of risk into your hospitals and healthcare systems.
Author: Stephen Curren, Director, ASPR Office of Emergency Management, Division of Resilience Published Date: 10/21/2016 10:32:00 AM
Category: Cyber Security;
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, which provides us in the public health emergency management community a time to think about how we prepare for and respond to cybersecurity incidents within the context of all hazards. One thing has become increasingly clear over the past several years: cybersecurity is not just an IT problem. It also is a patient safety issue and it is increasingly an emergency management issue. This year healthcare organizations throughout the nation have been hit by an unprecedented round of ransomware attacks, which have temporarily inca Read more…
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