Preserving Patient Safety After a Cyberattack


Healthcare Workers on Computer

Recent healthcare data breaches have left millions of patient records exposed online, and the risk of healthcare facilities coming under attack by cybercriminals is higher than ever.

That’s why it's crucial your facility has the proper procedures in place to protect confidential patient and staff information if an attack occurs.

To assist your organization with addressing this widespread safety concern, The Joint Commission has issued this Sentinel Event Alert that focuses on risks associated with cyberattacks and provides recommendations on how healthcare organizations can deliver safe patient care if a cyberattack occurs.


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