NH-ISAC, EHNAC team up on healthcare cybersecurity efforts

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission and the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center are teaming up on initiatives to help boost healthcare cybersecurity.  

The organizations signed a memorandum of understanding to bring together their expertise on data security and will also work to promote adoption of secure health information exchange through the Direct standard, according to an announcement.

"With the dedicated focus of our collaborative teams, NH-ISAC and EHNAC look to make great strides in effective awareness and prevention tactics to minimize the crippling impact of these cybersecurity attacks," said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. Announcement