Curating compliance: Implementing cybersecurity measures without disrupting healthcare workflow

February 14, 2018

Every single healthcare organization is at risk for a potential data breach. Read the headlines—or simply take a gander at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights’ so-called “Wall of Shame”—and you’ll see all manner of common cyberattacks levied against healthcare organizations. They include breaches due to stolen laptops, poorly secured storage servers, phishing incidents, and malware attacks. Attacks are used to gain access to protected health information (PHI) through unsecured devices and stolen credentials, or when hospital staff unintentionally click a bad hyperlink or downloaded malicious code. Read this whitepaper to learn from healthcare industry security experts how you can better secure your organization from cyber threats.

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Tawam Hospital

Tawam Hospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine, is a premier 440-bed tertiary care facility located in Al Ain, Abu Dhabi. One of the largest hospitals in the United Arab Emirates, Tawam is committed to providing a continuum of quality healthcare which meets the needs and expectations of the UAE; and aims to provide high quality, cost effective medical services delivered in a friendly, safe and caring environment in accordance with the JCIA Standard of Care. With over 19,000 admissions in 2013 and an average 68 per cent daily occupancy rate, Tawam offers services in specialties including oncology, neonatal care, emergency medicine, intensive care, surgery, urology, family medicine, fertility services, neurosurgery, nephrology, pediatrics, pain management, internal medicine and obstetrics & gynecology.

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Tawam Hospital

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