Healthcare IT teams had to move quickly when social distancing requirements shuttered offices, and large numbers of employees started working from home. Suddenly the question was: How does an organization safely continue operations during a pandemic? What are the new business continuity, cybersecurity, and privacy considerations? What immediate actions should be taken?
On today's show, John Zuziak, Change Healthcare's Security and IT Risk Management Practice Director, talks "cybersecurity in our new world" with Eric Decker, CIO; Peter Jabrucki, CISO; and LeMar Ward, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery manager, all with Independent Health, a not-for-profit health plan headquartered in Buffalo, New York.
These IT leaders discuss how and why they've been preparing for a crisis such as this one, and what actions they've taken to manage the new requirements and new risks posed by having a substantial workforce rapidly "lift and shift" from on-site to remote teams.
Here's what they covered in their panel discussion: