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Lunch and learn – Navigating cyber security and My Health Record compliance

Healthcare provider organizations actively participating in the My Health Record system are mandated to comprehend and adhere to various legislative responsibilities. It is imperative for them to establish, review, update, maintain, enforce, and promote policies to ensure the safe and responsible utilization of the system by their staff.

Cyber adversaries consistently seek vulnerabilities within an organization’s people, processes, or technology that they can exploit. The repercussions of such exploits may include:

  • unauthorized access and theft of sensitive information
  • disruptions to your medical practice operations
  • damage to your professional reputation
  • imposition of significant fines.

Join us for an informative lunch and learn session to enhance your security awareness. Topics covered will include strategies to prevent cyber breaches, effective password management, best practices, and how to align with legislative requirements specific to healthcare businesses. Whether you’re looking to learn these crucial aspects for the first time or simply need a refresher, this session is designed for you.

Learning outcomes:

  • understand the legislative framework and participation obligations for access and use of My Health Record.
  • describe the importance of a My Health Record Security and Access policy relevant to the legislation.
  • understand how to develop and implement a My Health Record security and access policy for your organisation.
  • identify cyber security risks
  • implementing password management procedures.