Health CIO: IT Must Be Core Business Element to Tackle Security Challenges

Health IT Security

Jessica Davis

If healthcare hopes to overcome cybersecurity challenges and inefficiencies, the overall security posture must evolve by building a strong foundation around cybersecurity that advocates for incorporating employees, executives, and management as part of the cybersecurity structure.

On Tuesday, Michael Archuleta, Chief Information Officer for Mt San Rafael Hospital, kicked off Xtelligent Healthcare Media’s Privacy and Security Digital Summit with a keynote centered on the evolution of cybersecurity threats in the healthcare sector.

While the overall security process and technology has evolved over time in healthcare, it’s moving at a sluggish pace when considering other industries.

“It becomes a major problem when we see eCommerce, oil and gas, and many other industries more advanced than healthcare when it comes to digital innovation,” he said.

“Healthcare is doing the most important work: we should be...

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