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More than 25% of Healthcare Organizations Rate Cybersecurity as Their Greatest Concern

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A flash poll conducted by Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly)
indicates 26%
of respondents view cybersecurity as the emerging risk of most concern
to their healthcare organization.

“Today’s healthcare environment is heavily reliant on technology. The
risk that dependence poses to healthcare organizations and their daily
operations is significant,” Deb Bowes, partner in Baker Tilly’s
healthcare practice, said. “A data breach can be catastrophic to a
healthcare provider.”

“A strategic internal audit program can not only provide an organization
with assurance and help prevent fraud, it can help mitigate a myriad of
other risks,” Mark Laccetti, partner in Baker Tilly’s risk, internal
audit and cybersecurity practice, said. “Healthcare organizations
understanding and prioritizing risks will allow them to align mitigation
strategies with the audit plan to proactively safeguard information and

Baker Tilly recently held an educational webinar, “Managing healthcare
risks through internal audit,” providing insight into how internal audit
can be leveraged to manage risk and compliance at healthcare

The webinar presenters discussed:

  • How an internal audit function can be valuable to a healthcare
  • The difference between the internal, outsourced and co-sourced options
    for engaging an internal audit
  • The risk assessment process

Presentation slides and a recording of the webinar are available at

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