Cybersecurity a growing need in healthcare, but who foots the bill?
September 21,2018- The growing need for cyber-safe medical devices means security patches, but who is responsible for these patches? A hospital’s IT department will generally cover devices that stay on the hospital premises, but with the industry moving more and more toward at-home or implanted devices, applying a security patch to the device may necessitate a visit to the doctors office.
In this article our VP of Research and Development discusses the pitfalls insurance companies, medical billers, doctors and patients face when it comes time to patch these life sustaining devices. Who is responsible, and who foots the bill?