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Journal Article
Commentary

Balancing patient safety, clinical efficacy, and cybersecurity with clinician partners.

Schneider J, Wirth A. Biomed Instrum Technol. 2021;55(1):21-28.

Cybersecurity risks in healthcare settings can threaten patient safety. This article outlines the value of a Clinical Director of Cybersecurity, representing a partnership between security-educated clinicians and security professionals. This individual would support development of an effective cybersecurity program through cyber awareness, hygiene (i.e., practices to reduce security risk), management, and cyber-incident response.