Healthcare Security

Erik Decker, CISO & CPO, University of Chicago Medicine

Tag line: Cyber Safety is Patient Safety

By Erik Decker, CISO & CPO, University of Chicago Medicine When most people hear the term “Information Security,” they immediately think of “the protection of our data.” Our regulatory regimes back such observations, with the requirements of protecting health information ...
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Kate Pierce, CIO & CISO, North Country Hospital

Building a Strong Healthcare Cybersecurity Program is a MUST!

By Kate Pierce, CIO & CISO, North Country Hospital In 2020, every healthcare organization was stretched to its limits by the worldwide pandemic. Throughout this historic year, IT was heavily relied upon as an essential component to solving a complex ...
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Arthur F. Ream Cambridge Health Alliance

Healthcare Cyber Security and the Challenges with the Diagnostic Vendor Space

By Arthur F. Ream III, Senior Director of IT Applications & Integration | CISO, Cambridge Health Alliance The U.S. FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) has always remained committed to promote and protect public health, including the safe ...
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Shefali Mookencherry, MPH, MSMIS, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP, CISO, Edward-Elmhurst Health

Developing a Cloud Security Strategy

By Shefali Mookencherry, MPH, MSMIS, RHIA, CHPS, HCISPP, CISO, Edward-Elmhurst Health The mitigation of security risks in cloud computing is a challenge to many healthcare organizations. As organizations move to the cloud more frequently, cloud security is a major concern ...
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TJ Mann, Senior Director Cybersecurity & CISO, Children’s Mercy

Who is responsible for Cybersecurity?

By TJ Mann, Senior Director Cybersecurity & CISO, Children’s Mercy Businesses are moving at the speed of a Ferrari and the massive ongoing digital transformation is fueling it. Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic has been the reason for many organizational digital ...
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Dr. Mauricio Angee, CISO, University of Miami Health System

Examining the Impact of Reactive and Proactive Investments in Cybersecurity

By Dr. Mauricio Angee, CISO, University of Miami Health System Cybersecurity has become an essential and critical component of every organization. From retail corporations, financial institutions, healthcare organizations, government agencies to small businesses safeguarding information assets and maintaining compliance with ...
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Scott Dresen, SVP & CISO, Spectrum Health

Securing the Revenue Cycle Remote Workforce

By Scott Dresen, SVP & CISO, Spectrum Health The COVID-19 pandemic changed health care dramatically almost overnight. Across the country, those health care systems hit hard early were in crisis mode, trying to manage the overwhelming influx of patients. Those ...
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Ed Mattison, Center of Internet Security (CIS)

Center for Internet Security (CIS) – Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Healthcare organizations continue to be targets for adversaries, especially during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Cybersecurity often takes a backseat to patient care as organizations are struggling to keep up with the unprecedented demand on services and requirements for IT infrastructure ...
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Devin Shirley, CISSP, C|CISO, CRISC, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield

Creating Effective Security Change in Your Organization

By Devin Shirley, CISSP, C|CISO, CRISC, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Information security is something I’ve been involved within various environments - working in the Army, technology manufacturing, hospital, telecommunications, and now at a health payer. I’ve seen security capabilities ...
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Christopher Frenz, AVP of Information Security and Infrastructure, Interfaith Medical Center

Taking an Evidence-Based Approach to Healthcare Security

By Christopher Frenz, AVP of Information Security and Infrastructure, Interfaith Medical Center The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a period of significant and fast-paced change for many healthcare organizations. Within the last few months, many healthcare providers ...
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Hardening The Security Posture While Enabling Your Healthcare Organization

Hardening The Security Posture While Enabling Your Healthcare Organization

Connie Barrera By Connie Barrera, CISO, Jackson Health System When you peel away the layers and minimize the noise, the ultimate goal of the IT Division, should be, to enable the business. This requires business operations to optimize people, process ...
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Jothi Dugar CISO National Institutes of Health

Holistic Cyber Safety in Healthcare

By Jothi Dugar, CISO, National Institutes of Health, Center for Information Technology (CIT) Often, in a healthcare setting, band-aid fixes are used for patients giving them a false sense of security in their overall health. For example, when a patient ...
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By Monte Ratzlaff, Director, Cyber Risk Program, University of California, Office of the President/UC Health

Humans – The last line of cyber defense

By Monte Ratzlaff, Director, Cyber Risk Program, University of California, Office of the President/UC Health What if I told you that humans, not technology, are the most critical aspect of securing your organization? Sure, we need security technology, but it’s ...
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Cris Ewell, PhD, CISO, UW Medicine

The need for nimble information security practices to protect patient care and data

By Cris Ewell, PhD, CISO, UW Medicine Healthcare continues to be targeted by cybercriminals, and we have seen an increase in the number and sophistication of attacks. We all need to recognize that the cybercriminals are well motivated and resourced, ...
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Aaron Miri, CIO, The University of Texas at Austin

Patient Privacy

By Aaron Miri, CIO, The University of Texas at Austin A few weeks ago, my 4 year old daughter was receiving her annual flu shot and a routine primary care checkup. Much to my surprise, the front desk staff mentioned ...
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Ghangor Cloud-4th Generation Information Security Enforcer Platform for Healthcare Industry

Ghangor Cloud – Combatting Cyberthreat With AI-enabled Advanced Technology

Tarique Mustafa, Founder, CEO & CTO, Ghangor Cloud Healthcare, in the past couple of years, has undergone a colossal transformation and the advancement that is being made appears to be directly from the pages of a science fiction novel. For ...
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Successful Cyber Security through Proactive IT Risk Management

Successful Cyber Security through Proactive IT Risk Management

Tim Swope By Tim Swope, CISO, Catholic Health Services of Long Island In order to deliver value to our customers, patients, employees, communities and shareholders, we Healthcare organizations must understand and manage the risks faced across our entire organization. Risks ...
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Cyber Security Framework to Streamline the Information Security Program

By Bruce Forman, CISO, UMassMemorial Health Care The implementation of a cyber security framework establishes a standard that allows for a structured approach to cyber security and a simplified, repeatable process to developing, managing, and maintaining the cyber security program ...
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Technology innovation provides a road map for consumers’ end-to-end healthcare journey

By Joseph Cacchione, MD, FACC, Executive Vice President, Clinical & Network Services, Ascension There is no question that healthcare has been lagging in technology innovation. However, consumer demand is driving transformation, pushing us toward implementation of more personalized, higher quality ...
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The Secret to Successful EHR Adoption

By Beverly Jordan, Vice President and Chief Information and Transformation Officer, Baptist Memorial Health Care While electronic health records are mandated under the Affordable Care Act, the real key to making an EHR beneficial for everyone is understating how it works ...
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Attaining Frictionless Revenue Cycle Management

 By Venkat Bhamidipati, EVP & CFO, Providence St. Joseph Health When I joined Providence St. Joseph Health, one of the country's largest health systems, I understood health care to be a sector ripe for innovation. My expertise is not on ...
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Telehealth Adoption: Helping Care Teams Better Serve Their Patients and Communities

By Mark Crandall, Chief Information Officer, Consulate Health Care At the nexus of Healthcare and Technology emerges solutions aimed to improve patient outcomes and satisfaction, while making the jobs of clinicians safer and more effective. The primary driver of these ...
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Real-world considerations for leveraging AI in Healthcare

By Marcos Salganicoff, Ph.D., Director, Data & Analytics, KPMG & Bharat Rao, Ph.D. Principal, Data & Analytics for HealthCare & Life Sciences, KPMG Bharat Rao, Ph.D. Principal, Data & Analytics AI’s potential role in healthcare is immense, and ranges from ...
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Amer Saati, MD, MS, Physician Informaticist, Northwell Health

The role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Population Health Management

By Amer Saati, MD, MS, Physician Informaticist, Northwell Health One of the new trends in health IT is the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare settings. It has been a black box to many healthcare professionals and front end ...
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In the Search of AI for Oncology

By Cagatay Culcuoglu MBA, Chief Technology Officer, Massive Bio Inc, and Arturo Loaiza-Bonilla MD MSEd, Chief Medical Officer, Massive Bio Inc, and Vice Chairman of Medical Oncology, Cancer Treatment Centers of America Several industries have been transforming by the implementation ...
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From Data to Understanding – Turning Vision into Action

By Claus Torp Jensen, CTO and Head of Architecture, CVS Health The notion of artificial intelligence has captivated our minds for decades; sometimes cast as the benefactor of an advanced society, sometimes cast as the villain of a science fiction ...
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Reinventing Healthcare with Artificial Intelligence

By Sunil Kakade, Director Information Architecture & Dr. Umar Iqbal, CMIO, Dignity Health Artificial Intelligence (AI) in healthcare is likely to evolve at a more rapid pace than any other type of technological advancement. AI thrives on data. Currently, the ...
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Health Data Cube – Implementation of a data pre-aggregation platform for improving information availability

By Dr. Omid Shabestari, Director of Health Analytics & Shea Jessee, Team Lead, Carilion Clinic What is the average number of medication orders per inpatient visit?  Where are the highest ratios occurring?  Is this unique to certain medications? Which providers ...
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7 Practical Tips for Implementing Predictive Models in Healthcare

By Mark Weisman, CMIO, Peninsula Regional Medical Center If you are fortunate enough to have a brilliant biomedical informaticist hanging around your hospital, then understanding and implementing predictive models into your care delivery systems is second nature to you. The ...
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Healthcare IT Needs to Get Out of ITs Own Way; Business as (Un)usual

By Will Conaway, CIO/VP, Prime Healthcare Leaders in healthcare IT are part of the problem. There, I said it. Any of my colleagues can tell you one of my best-known phrases is “Define the Problem.” Recently, I have noticed that ...
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