Maintaining the Security and Integrity of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Systems

Steps to assure your EMR achieves high integrity

 

Maintaining the Security and Integrity of EMR SystemsElectronic Medical Record (EMR) systems bring great benefits to healthcare providers by enabling optimal care and automated workflows to treat patients effectively. EMRs are also a prime target for cyber attacks—for healthcare organizations, the average cost of a stolen patient record is $355, compared with $5-$30 for financial data. In other words, Protected Health Information (PHI) is a more valuable cyber-crime opportunity.

Continuous monitoring mitigates unauthorized changes that may be indicate a cyberattack on EMR systems like Epic, Cerner and Allscripts. Monitoring complex environments is easier said than done. Tripwire offers a simple approach:

  • Minimize the complexity & gain operational efficiencies
  • Deliver a foundational security control
  • Achieve continuous compliance

Download this solution brief to learn more on how Tripwire monitors Epic, Cerner and Allscripts systems to assure a secure and compliant environment.

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