Joint Commission Quick Safety 62 Addresses Organization-wide Cybersecurity

Published: 10/19/2021

  • The Joint Commission
Relevant To:
  • All Healthcare Organizations

Joint Commission has just released Quick Safety #62, addressing organizational-wide cybersecurity and the need for health care organizations to cultivate cultures of defense.  According to TJC, the on-line centric environment of health care requires a “data safety culture” that extends through the entire organization.

Guarding against cyberattacks requires a top-down approach that creates a “human firewall.”  There are several challenges to developing a comprehensive cybersecurity program:

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