INSPIRE Readiness Website Launch: Strengthening Public Health Preparedness
January 16, 2024
Join the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) for the launch of the INSPIRE: Readiness website and explore how it can help meet today's public health challenges. This webinar is scheduled for January 16, 2024 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. EST.
This innovative new platform features inspiring stories, practical resources, and proven strategies for addressing persistent issues across four key areas: workforce, training and resources, equity, and data systems and management.
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HHS Announces Next Steps in Ongoing Work to Enhance Cybersecurity for Healthcare and Public Health Sectors
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a concept paper that outlines the Department’s cybersecurity strategy for the healthcare sector. The concept paper builds on the National Cybersecurity Strategy that President Biden released last year, focusing specifically on strengthening resilience for hospitals, patients, and communities threatened by cyber-attacks. The paper details four pillars for action, including publishing new voluntary healthcare-specific cybersecurity performance goals, working with Congress to develop supports and incentives for domestic hospitals to improve cybersecurity, and increasing accountability and coordination within the healthcare sector.
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