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OT Event Lineup: mHealth & Security Webinars, Livestreaming Tech Seminar

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Learn about mobile security in healthcare during an interactive webinar Tuesday, October 2nd @ 2 P.M. ET with Marie-Michelle Strah, Ph.D., Founder of Phydian Systems and April Sage, Director of Healthcare Vertical and Marketing at Online Tech.

When: October 2, 2012 @ 2 P.M. ET
Where: Online – Register with GoToMeeting
Who: Marie-Michelle Strah, Ph.D., Founder of Phydian Systems and April Sage, Director of Healthcare Vertical and Marketing at Online Tech.
What: It’s About the Data, Stupid! Real World Mobile Security
Description: Too often mobile security in healthcare is focused on device level security. Organizations become focused on securing and managing a wide array of hardware devices, and in a BYOD (bring your own device) world, that can quickly become burdensome.

BYOD is supposed to liberate organizations from hardware maintenance time and contract costs, but the unanticipated costs of multiple OS, platforms and user training and policies not only add up quickly, they shift the burden of mobile security to the end user. Best practices in mobile security minimize risks associated with BYOD by focusing on securing data, not devices, and focus on how to best leverage taxonomies and metadata to secure ePHI (electronic protected health information).

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how shifting the perspective from Mobile Device Management to Master Data Management makes MDM a key pillar of your HIPAA privacy and security planning. While this webinar is focused on healthcare, HITECH and HIPAA compliance, the best practices in BYOD are applicable to all highly-regulated industries managing sensitive data.

marie-michelle strahMarie-Michelle Strah, Ph.D., Founder of Phydian Systems LLC
Marie-Michelle Strah, Ph.D., is a healthcare enterprise architect in the Washington D.C. area specializing in strategy, information architecture, information security and data architecture for federal and commercial clients. She is the founder of Phydian Systems LLC and an adjunct professor of Healthcare Information Technology at Catholic University of America.

She brings more than 15 years of experience in enterprise architecture, healthcare, information technology management, and research and development internationally, with specific depth of expertise in information security and compliance, organizational transformation, patient-centered medical home strategies and healthcare administration. She has worked in clinical (hospital and ambulatory), social services, large systems integrators and entrepreneurial settings and has led adoption of innovative Health 2.0, cloud, behavioral health, mobile and supply chain solutions for DoD, VA and HHS as well as hospitals, pharmaceutical and biotechnology clients.

Her projects include program management, enterprise architecture, system migration, data architecture and migration, security architecture and medical security incident response and solutions architecture across all HIT/HIS with particular attention to Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Dynamics xRM platforms.

Please visit her on Twitter or at her blog.

April Sage, CPHIMS, Director Healthcare Vertical, Online Tech

April Sage has been involved in the IT industry for over two decades, initially founding a technology vocational program. In 2000, April founded a bioinformatics company that supported biotech, pharma, and bioinformatic companies in the development of research portals, drug discovery search engines, and other software systems.

Since then, April has been involved in the development and implementation of online business plans and integrated marketing strategies across insurance, legal, entertainment, and retail industries until her current position as Director Healthcare Vertical of Online Tech.

Incident Response and 2012 Cyber Threats & Security

Also, don’t miss our free webinarIncident Response and 2012 Cyber Threats  & Security, tomorrow, Tuesday September 11, at 2PM ET! Join us for an interactive webinar on cyber threats, security and incident response with Darek Dabbs, VP of Information Security at Sera-Brynn, and April Sage, Director of Healthcare Vertical and Marketing at Online Tech. Sign up online today!

A Livestreaming Event: Fall into IT, This Friday

Interested in data security, compliance concerns, BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environments and health IT? Sign up online to view a livestreaming event of our Fall into IT seminar this Friday.

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Presentations will include:

The Impact of Compliance
Presented by: Tatiana Melnik, Attorney, Dickinson Wright, PLLC
This presentation covers the legal and regulatory impact many companies are facing including the most common types of compliance. The increasing need for multi-compliance will be discussed. For example, hospitals processing patient payments online need to meet both HIPAA and PCI compliance; and banks that offer a health savings account need to be Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and HIPAA compliant.

BYOD: From Concept to Reality
Presented by: Kirk Larson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Children’s Hospital Central California
During this presentation Kirk Larson, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Children’s Hospital Central California, will explain how the Children’s Hospital of Central California uses a virtual environment to securely manage a BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) environment without jeopardizing sensitive data.

Pocket Healthcare: The Promise and Challenges of Mobile Health
Presented by: Predrag Klasnja, Assistant Professor, School of Information at the University of Michigan
Mobile phones are becoming an increasingly important platform for the delivery of health interventions. Phones are used to encourage physical activity and healthy diets, to monitor symptoms of asthma, heart disease, and chemotherapy side effects, and to send patients reminders to take medications and to attend appointments. In this talk,

Predrag will discuss why mobile phones are particularly well suited for creation of innovative and effective health interventions, the types of interventions that have been tried so far and the outcomes such interventions are able to achieve, and some of the challenges involved in making mobile health an integral part of the way we deliver healthcare services.

Read more about the event, agenda, and presenter biographies.

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