Napa, California—October 9, 2014—Healthcare data breaches and ways to mitigate risks are the focus of a video series produced by The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer.
The videos feature Paul G. Nikhinson, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPP/E, of Beazley Breach Response, who shares his expertise in seven two-minute videos that cover:
“In today’s changing practice environment, healthcare data breaches have become a question of ‘when,’ not ‘if,’” Mr. Nikhinson said. “A data breach can lead to millions of dollars in unexpected expenses, as well as lawsuits and regulatory investigations. To reduce risks, physicians must understand how to properly protect the sensitive patient and employee data within their possession—and what steps to take if they suspect a breach has occurred.”
“The Doctors Company relentlessly defends and protects physicians from medical malpractice claims and emerging risks in today’s changing healthcare environment,” said Dave McHale, senior vice president, chief legal counsel, The Doctors Company. “We are pleased to work in concert with Mr. Nikhinson to develop in-depth insights on how to protect physicians and their practices from the risk of a data breach or cyberattacks.”
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