ASCRS•ASOA HIT Committee Releases Best Practice Guide on Securing Patient Data and Preventing Cyberattacks

In response to the rise of data breaches and ransomware attacks in the healthcare industry, the ASCRS•ASOA Health Information and Technology (HIT) Committee developed a guide, "How to Protect Your Practice from Cybersecurity Threats,” to inform the ophthalmic community on best practices to secure patient data and prevent cyberattacks. ASCRS•ASOA members have exclusive access to this guide, designed to draw attention to the importance of taking steps to secure your practice and patient data. In conjunction with the new guide, the HIT Committee is currently working on preparing a webinar to educate ASCRS•ASOA members on best practices to prevent cybersecurity threats. More information will be announced soon.

If you have additional questions, please contact Jillian Winans, regulatory affairs specialist, at jwinans@ascrs.org.