St. Luke’s University Health Network in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, has 15,000 workers and more than 1 million client records.
Given the sheer amount of data being exchanged every day, “keeping our client info safe is vital,” stated Chad Brisendine, primary information officer at St. Luke’s, in a video played throughout a recent HIMSS20 Digital discussion.
The scope of the health system provided info security obstacles, said the St. Luke’s group: It was depending on nearly 2 lots systems to make sure information protection.
” It put our analysts in a place where it was extremely time-consuming,” said Erin Boris, details security tactical specialist at St. Luke’s.
By utilizing Microsoft 365 tools, St. Luke’s staff member stated, the system can get a central system of notifies and more quickly monitor the security health of the network.
Throughout the sponsored presentation, Protecting Health Details, Microsoft M365 Security and Compliance Chief Technology Officer Hemma Prafullchandra described that bad actors have actually been empowered to take advantage of the existing environment.
With substantial varieties of people depending on telemedicine for care and fears around coronavirus running high, Prafullchandra said, “the most crucial challenge is making and maintaining your clients’ trust.”
” Currently, enemies are leveraging COVID-19 to assault” healthcare organizations, Prafullchandra stated.
Good data governance, said Prafullchandra, goes together with both quality of care– through proactively securing patient info– and cost reduction.
” We believe trust is a critical element of efficiency,” Prafullchandra said.
Prafullchandra described the security features of Microsoft 365 tools, consisting of the ability to leverage continuous risk evaluations, use ongoing compliance-related tools and provide visibility into a company’s security posture.
” The primary step in any defense technique is comprehending the data,” Prafullchandra stated.
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Kat Jercich is senior editor of Health care IT News.
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