While a complex undertaking, leaders must take time to understand where the systems’ weaknesses lie and ensure vendors also prioritize security and data privacy because in today’s hyper-connected world, we’re only as good as our weakest link.
When the supply chain makes headlines, it usually isn’t good news. Hospitals and health systems scrambled to find new sources of personal protective equipment (PPE) and other supplies as the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) spiraled out of control and unearthed critical shortages. In addition to the rationing of mission-critical supplies and sourcing from unvetted vendors, healthcare leaders also began contending with another nefarious challenge—hackers trying to infiltrate via the supply chain.
David Finn, Executive Vice President at CynergisTek, contributes to this article, discussing the need for leaders to take time to understand where their systems’ weaknesses lie and ensure vendors prioritize security and data privacy.
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