Roetzel HealthLaw HotSpot® is a podcast and YouTube channel for physicians and health professionals that covers the legal issues and trends that affect the health care industry.
On this episode of the HealthLaw HotSpot, host Ericka Adler is joined by fellow Roetzel shareholder Hillard Sterling, for an-depth discussion on cybersecurity issues that healthcare providers are facing. Ericka and Hillard examine the reasons health care providers are more vulnerable to hackers and how common sense and technology are the best protection for your practice. They also discuss the types of cybersecurity cases on the rise, the main reasons for data breaches, understanding your legal duties when a breach occurs, plus the importance of employee training. Finally, Ericka and Hillard explore defense tactics that practices can use when faced with a cybersecurity claim, the importance of an incident response plan and how to avoid running into cybersecurity issues in the future.Watch Cybersecurity: What Healthcare Providers Need to Know