5 tips radiology practices must consider to combat cybersecurity threats

Health Imaging

Matt O'Connor

Cyberattacks are becoming commonplace among large organizations. But hackers are also turning their efforts toward healthcare organizations big and small, and radiology departments must take notice.

Imaging and IT experts shared strategies for shoring up vulnerabilities June 17 in the Journal of the American College of Radiology. Healthcare lags other industries in funding cybersecurity programs, and successful attacks can inflict negative clinical, monetary, regulatory and public perception fallout for practices.

“Although it takes time and dedication, building a solid security practice not only greatly reduces risk to the organization but will also...

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