08-09-13 | Blog Post

Online Tech Exhibits HIPAA Hosting at HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum

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Online Tech will be exhibiting HIPAA compliant hosting solutions, including encrypted HIPAA cloud, at the HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum in Boston, Massachusetts from September 23-24th (visit Booth #106). In partnership with Healthcare IT News, the forum provides information and solutions for healthcare executives interested in creating comprehensive policies designed to meet the challenges of an evolving privacy and security landscape.

Forum presenters include government officials, policy experts, CIOs, chief security officers and more will speak on developing security programs, security breach response, securing and developing mobile policies, developing compliance programs and more.

The theme is “Protecting Data Assets and Managing Risks.” Some of the more notable sessions at the forum include:

Healthcare IT News Interview
Speaker: Joy Pritts, Chief Privacy Officer, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
Interviewer: Mike Milliard, Managing Editor, Healthcare IT News


About Joy Pritts

Joy Pritts joined the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Department of Health & Human Services in February 2010 as its first Chief Privacy Officer.  Ms. Pritts provides critical advice to the Secretary and the National Coordinator in developing and implementing ONC’s privacy and security programs under HITECH. She works closely with the Office for Civil Rights and other operating divisions of HHS, as well as with other government agencies to help ensure a coordinated approach to key privacy and security issues.  Prior to joining ONC, Ms. Pritts held a joint appointment as a Senior Scholar with the O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law and as a Research Associate Professor with the Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University. She has an extensive background confidentiality laws including the HIPAA Privacy Rule, federal alcohol and substance abuse treatment confidentiality laws, the Common Rule governing federally funded research, and state health information privacy laws.

Managing Security Risks of Health Data in the Cloud
Moderator: Mark Diodati, Director, Product Marketing, Ping Identity Corp.
Speaker: Lee Kim, JD, Director, Privacy & Security, HIMSS

Exposing the Holes: Where Hackers are Fiding and Exploiting Gaps in Your Security Infrastructure
Speaker: Chris Wysopal, Chief Technology Officer (CIO), Veracode

Creating a Security Framework that Follows Physicians Throughout the Enterprise 
Moderator: Sean P. Kelly, Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Imprivata, Inc.
Speakers: Joel Vengco, Vice President & Chief Information Officer (CMO), Baystate Healthcare
Jeffrey Brown, Chief Information Officer (CIO), Lawrence General Hospital
Chris Logan, Director, IT Security, Lifespan

Description: Doctors aren’t tied to their exam rooms and neither is their access to the EHR and protected health information. In this panel discussion, hospital CIOs will provide practical information on the methods they have employed to secure PHI across all the touch points doctors use every day in the care of their patients whether it is a cell phone, tablet, laptop, virtual desktop, or other technology.

Online Tech will be exhibiting other HIPAA hosting solutions, including:

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