Strategies for third-party risk management in healthcare

The Third-Party Vendor Risk Management in Healthcare report from the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) and drafted by the Health Information Management Working Group provides an overview of the third-party vendor security risks for Healthcare Delivery Organizations (HDOs) and addresses why third-party risks are more prevalent in the healthcare industry. Cyber risks in healthcare The report identified a number of special considerations for healthcare third-party risk management, citing that many risk management programs are inadequately meet the sector’s cybersecurity demands due to a lack of automation; the high cost of risk assessments; and the partial or non-deployment of security controls in healthcare organizations.

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