October 23: Register Now for WHA Emergency Preparedness Conference – Cybersecurity in Health Care

August 21, 2018

Cybersecurity is a very real issue for the health care industry. Knowledge of the threats and how to prepare for them, as well ensuring your hospital or health system has a welldefined process for responding to a cyberattack, are vital in today’s age.

On October 23, WHA will host a one-day program, WHA Emergency Preparedness Conference: Cybersecurity in Esquibel The Valued Voice – August 21, 2018 Connect with WHA Page | 3 Health Care, to improve your hospital or health system’s readiness, as well as prepare your public information officers and public relations professionals to respond, should an attack occur.

Throughout the day, experts will discuss current threats facing health care organization preparedness and security, and focus on lessons learned from real world events.

  • Dr. Daniel Nigrin, Chief Information Officer for Boston Children’s Hospital, will review the course of events that occurred when they endured a cyberattack.
  • Nationally-recognized health care information security expert Tom Walsh will focus on developing and implementing a well-defined incident response process for your own health care organization.
This conference is designed for hospital emergency preparedness directors, chief information officers, health information technology staff, public relations professionals and public information officers. Be sure to pass registration information along to those appropriate in your organization.

This story originally appeared in the August 21, 2018 edition of WHA Newsletter