As our world becomes increasingly digital, so too does the healthcare industry. 

Hospitals and other healthcare facilities are relying more and more on technology to provide care and services. This trend is only going to continue, which means that the security of healthcare networks is more important than ever.

Benefits to network security in healthcare:

  1. Prevention of data breaches and theft of confidential patient information:

    One of the most important benefits of healthcare network security is that it can help to prevent data breaches and the theft of confidential patient information.
    In the event of a data breach, patient information can fall into the wrong hands and be used for identity theft or other malicious purposes.

  2. Improved patient care:

    When hospitals and other healthcare facilities have secure networks, they can be sure that the information being exchanged is accurate and up-to-date. This can help to ensure that patients receive the best possible care.

  3. Reduced costs:

    Another benefit of healthcare network security is that it can help to reduce costs. When confidential patient information is stolen, hospitals and other healthcare facilities can be faced with expensive lawsuits. By investing in network security, healthcare organizations can avoid these costs.

  4. Enhanced reputation:

    Finally, healthcare network security can also help to enhance the reputation of a hospital or other healthcare facility. When patients know that their information is safe and secure, they are more likely to have confidence in the facility and its staff. This can lead to improved patient satisfaction and loyalty.

What measures can healthcare institutions take to safeguard data?

  • Reassess Security
  • Update Regularly
  • Frequent Monitoring

As the use of electronic medical records and connected medical devices grows, so does the risk of data breaches and cyber-attacks. Hospitals and other healthcare organizations must take steps to protect patient information from these threats.

Network security is not a one & done scenario.

There are always new threats to consider and new technology to implement. As our business grows, so does the surface area for a potential attack. That’s why it’s important to have a network security strategy that can grow with your business.

What services can the Mohr Group provide?

At The Mohr Group, we recognize the importance of network security in healthcare and understand that the essential building block for a solid foundation of network security begins with the technology that is deployed. A good foundation must be standardized throughout your infrastructure, consistently checked for available updates, and monitored as part of your daily protocol. The Mohr Group can help you build the strong foundation needed so that you can effectively protect patient data.