A cyber attack over the Thanksgiving holiday reportedly impacted hospitals in Texas, New Jersey, New Mexico and Oklahoma, forcing them to divert ambulances to other locations.
And in the past nine months, similar cyber attacks have impacted hospitals in Connecticut, Florida, Idaho and Pennsylvania.
Are you prepared? ACEP has articles and resources to help you in the event of a cyber security event, or to help your hospital be ready to prevent such an attack.
Hacking Acute Care: A Path Forward - Annals of Emergency Medicine
Emergency Medicine and Cybersecurity - webinar from the ACEP Informatics Section
Lessons Learned on Cybersecurity from the EHR Vendor’s Perspective - webinar from the ACEP Informatics Section