Cybersecurity Woes in 2020: Protecting Patients from Evolving Threats and Lessons Learned from HHS’ “Wall of Shame”

Recorded on April 8, 2020 for the KAMMCO 2020 Spring Education Series.

Presented by Yolanda Sims, JD, MHA
KAMMCO, Loss Prevention & Risk Management Advisor​

In 2020, cyberattacks continue to evolve and wreak havoc in the healthcare industry. This webinar will identify what is trending in cybersecurity incidents, the various ways hackers are getting in, and what they are doing with patient health information. Ms. Sims will also discuss lessons learned from major breaches listed on HHS’ Breach Notification Portal and share a wealth of best practices and industry standards.

This webinar will appeal to clinic and facility administrators, physicians, risk managers, nursing staff, office and support staff, and other interested healthcare professionals.


Yolanda Sims, KAMMCO’s Loss Prevention & Risk Management Advisor, interacts daily with a broad array of healthcare providers and administrators from hospitals, health systems, and physician practices that seek risk advice on various matters such as health information privacy, federal and state regulatory requirements, and policy development. Ms. Sims holds a joint degree, (JD/MHA) from St. Louis University, School of Law and School of Public Health with a certification in Health Law. She is a member of the Kansas and Missouri Bar Associations, the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, and the Association of Corporate Counsel.