IAPSC Member Jim Kelton is quoted in this Physician Practice magazine article where he outlines 5 important incident response steps to a security breach.
If your practice is hit by an EHR-related security breach, review your incident response plan, says security consultant with Altius Information Technologies, Jim Kelton. He's joking just a little when he tells practices this, because most haven't taken the time to develop such a plan. The incident response plan should include the processes and procedures the practice needs to undertake in the event of an EHR-related security breach. This is not the time to be scrambling and skipping over important steps, says Kelton. Having a plan to follow makes your practice's response in the face of a security breach much smoother. Here's what Kelton recommends in response to a security breach… Read more