Webinar – Cybersecurity Threats Disrupting Healthcare Delivery Operations

April 13, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am Pacific Time
CHI owner insured hospital and long-term care risk managers, patient safety officers, quality improvement, nurse leaders, physician leaders, procurement managers, and information technology personnel.


Healthcare organizations continually face cyber threats that can put patient safety and care delivery at risk. Please join us as we discover why healthcare facilities are being targeted by cyber-attacks, understand the unique challenges of managing cybersecurity risks in a healthcare setting, and gain insight into the impact of cybersecurity incidents on patient care operations. This presentation will provide practical tips to minimize disruption and safeguard your organization.

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At the end of the presentation, the participant should be able to:

  1. Identify why healthcare facilities are being targeted by cybersecurity attacks
  2. Recognize what makes managing cybersecurity risks particularly challenging in a healthcare setting
  3. Describe why cybersecurity is considered a top health technology hazard
  4. Identify how a cybersecurity incident can cause significant disruption to patient care operations
  5. Review cybersecurity best practices when using healthcare technologies and review incident response plan essentials to minimize disruption to operations and patient care
  6. Evaluate areas where implicit bias can influence cybersecurity and patient safety.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider number 12205 for 1.0 contact hours.

This webinar has been submitted for approval for 1 contact hour of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow) and towards CPHRM renewal.


Juuso Leinonen, Principal Project Engineer, ECRI. Juuso Leinonen is a Principal Project Engineer, at the Device Evaluation group at ECRI, where he performs comparative medical device evaluations and investigates medical device related accidents. His current subject-matter expertise includes infusion technology, medical device cybersecurity, and telehealth. Juuso routinely consults healthcare facilities with technology selection and procurement projects in these areas. In addition, Juuso is a part of the ECRI medical device cybersecurity team and has been involved with various ECRI medical device cybersecurity research, publication, and business development efforts. Juuso has been the lead author of over 100 ECRI research publications, including the 2018 ECRI top 10 Health Technology Hazard – Ransomware and Other Cybersecurity Threats to Healthcare Delivery Can Endanger Patients. Juuso has presented on the practical challenges with managing medical device cybersecurity and advocated for considering cybersecurity threats as a patient safety issue at several international, national, and local conferences. Juuso was also recently named as the recipient of the 2022 ACCE-HIMSS Excellence in Clinical Engineering and Information Technology Synergies Award for his contributions in promoting and implementing synergies between the clinical engineering and information and technology professions. Juuso volunteers actively with various healthcare technology management and medical technology industry committees and working groups and currently serves as the chair of the American College of Clinical Engineering (ACCE) Membership Committee.


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Zoom connection information is auto-generated and emailed to the participant upon registration. Each participant has a unique link for connection.


Zoom connection information is auto-generated and emailed to the participant upon registration. Each participant has a unique link for connection.