How can a ransomware attack affect you? Attacks can shut down systems connected to the internet, from IP phone systems to pharmacy management systems. What if you suddenly found you couldn’t access your patient records, submit a claim, or print a label? What if you can’t even power up your system?
- What ransomware is.
- How the attacks work.
- And what the stakes are for both community and health-system pharmacies, including the hackers’ ultimatum and the risks under CMS’s stage 2 meaningful use requirements.