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What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In this very important and informational series we ask Mr. Andre numerous questions about the recent ransomware attacks against hospitals, how they can be avoided, risk management tips that hospitals can put in place immediately, how they can protect patient data, and much much more. This is the full interview and we have created videos (links below) for every question we asked Mr. See More

Explaining the Recent Ransomware Attacks on Hospitals

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 1 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre to technically define ransomware attacks and how they work. This information is important in the wake of the numerous hospital attacks occurring all around the country, including the one against Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. See More

Protecting Patient Data During Hospital Ransomware Attacks

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 7 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre how hospitals can protect patient data during these types of attacks and how does HIPAA play a role? This information is important in the wake of the numerous hospital attacks occurring all around the country, including the attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. See More

Should Hospitals Negotiate with Hackers if Hit with Ransomware?

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 6 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre if hospitals should negotiate with hackers that infect their systems with ransomware? Our government has made it clear that they do not negotiate with terrorists, is this the same or similar? See More

Risk Management Tips for Hospitals to Avoid Ransomware Attacks

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 5 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre for Risk Management tips for hospitals to avoid Ransomware attacks. This information is important in the wake of the numerous hospital malware attacks occurring all around the country, including the one against Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. See More

The Surprising Ways a Hospital can be Infected with Ransomware

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 4 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre to list the surprising ways hospitals and medical facilities can be infected with ransomware. This information is important in the wake of the numerous hospital attacks occurring all around the country, including the attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. See More

How Common are Ransomware Attacks on Hospitals?

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 3 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre how common ransomware attacks are on hospitals and healthcare facilities. This information is important in the wake of the numerous hospital attacks occurring all around the country, including the attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. See More

Top Two Risks a Hospital Faces in a Malware Attack

By Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP) to Risk Management

What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Tom Andre, VP of Information Services at Cooperative of American Physicians (CAP). In part 2 of our What You Need to Know: Hospital Ransomware Attacks, we ask Mr. Andre to list the top two risks hospitals face when dealing with malware attacks. This information is important in the wake of the numerous hospital attacks occurring all around the country, including the attack on Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center. See More

Can an Apology Reduce the Frequency of Medical Malpractice Claims?

By John Degnan to Malpractice Cases of Note

In this episode, Healthcare Matters interviews ALL MD attorney John Degnan on the concept of “apology in medicine” and whether it might lessen claims frequency. Degnan is a shareholder at BRIGGS & MORGAN. He practices law in Minnesota, representing clients in business disputes, as well as members of the legal and medical communities in professional matters. Degnan is a charter member of the Association of Liability Lawyers in Medical Defense (ALL MD), a nationwide organization that connects healthcare providers with attorneys who specialize in medical malpractice defense. See More