HEALTHCARE SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT

Boston, MA
Oct. 15-16, 2018

The Anatomy of a Medical Device Attack

October 16, 2018
10:30am - 11:00am
America Ballroom

Gone are the days when loss of PHI was the industry’s biggest worry: We now face a looming patient-safety crisis.Vulnerable medical devices are being recalled and equally vulnerable devices continue to be produced.

In this session, two clinicians-security researchers simulate a medical device breach, demonstrating the peril and possibilities healthcare now confronts in a world of connected, technology-dependent medicine.

Key takeaways:

  • Healthcare cybersecurity threats are now patient safety threats - with real world implications on morbidity and mortality.
  • Collaborations between clinicians and information security professionals can produce secure solutions that lead to delivery of higher quality care.
  • Healthcare delivery organizations and information security firms need to move beyond a data protection, regulatory compliance mindset and tackle this challenge from a clinical outcomes perspective.

Speakers

Ramnik Dhaliwal

Co-Founder, Inoculum
Emergency Room Physician, Colorado Permanente Medical Group

Christian Dameff

Emergency Medicine Physician
University of California, San Diego

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