Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Healthcare Risk Management Update

Episode 8: Malware Event at MedStar Health: Risk Management Considerations

On Monday, March 28, 2016, MedStar Health, the largest health care provider in the Maryland and Washington DC region, experienced the largest & most prolonged healthcare malware event to date. Melanie Osley, Director of Risk Management at MedStar Health/Washington Hospital Center presents lessons learned from the impact of this event on a system that includes 4,700 affiliated physicians, 8,700 nurses, 1,100 medical residents, 31,000 associates, and 10 academic and community hospitals.  David Finn, Health IT Officer for Symantec will discuss malware industry trends and comprehensive exposure mitigation strategies.

In the latest Healthcare Risk Management Update, Mike Midgley hosts Melanie Osley, Director of Risk Management at MedStar Health/Washington Hospital Center and David Finn, Health Information Technology Officer for Symantec. They discuss:

•    The malware event at MedStar Health, how it was identified and the development of the response plan
•    Malware trends in the healthcare industry and specific recommendations for risk exposure mitigation
•    Lessons learned from the MedStar Health malware event

The webinar has been approved by ASHRM for 1.0 contact hour of Continuing Education (CE) Credit towards the requirements of the ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and CPHRM renewal. CEs are awarded after the successful completion of an online evaluation form (link provided after the webinar). Attendees must provide their name and email address for CE certificates.

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Listen to other episodes:

Episode 1: Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) 2015 Update

Episode 2: Risk Management Considerations with Prescription Drug Abuse

Episode 3: Risk Management Considerations with Clinician Use of Social Media & Texting

Episode 4: Drones in Healthcare and ERM Risk Assessments for Emerging Technology

Episode 5: Retail healthcare - Further fragmenting the system or improving access, quality, experience and costs?

Episode 6: Getting to Zero Patient Harm: The Case for High Reliability Tools

Episode 7: Personal electronic devices in healthcare

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