Protect the Devices that Help Patients Get Better
Healthcare is a highly complex environment utilizing various technologies to support delivery services. Many key challenges can negatively impact patients if not appropriately addressed. This complexity requires highly specialized expertise to ensure technology’s safe and effective use.
Emeritus’s unique expertise in clinical engineering, IT & Cybersecurity can combat these challenges directly.
Evolving Challenges in Healthcare
The healthcare industry is one of the most vulnerable to ransomware and breaches. According to the US National Center for Biotechnology Information, from 2005 to 2019, 249.09 million people were impacted by healthcare data breaches. In the previous five years, 157.40 million people have been affected.
- In 2018, a total of 2216 data breaches were disclosed in 65 nations. Of this number, 536 violations were in healthcare only, meaning this was the most affected industry.
- In 2019, 505 healthcare data breaches resulted in the exposure, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of 41.2 million healthcare information.
Cyberattacks’ increasing frequency and complexity are critical drivers for the healthcare cybersecurity market.
A properly maintained technology infrastructure allows our clients to provide better care, decrease operational costs, and create resilience against cyberattacks and data loss. Emeritus offers customized technology service solutions to healthcare delivery organizations.