New York, NY (PRWEB) October 13, 2009
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the moderator and key topics for their Privacy and Security Protections Panel, for this year's Fall Health IT Summit on November 4-5, 2009 in Beverly Hills.
The presentation, entitled: "Privacy and Security Protections; The Necessary Foundation of Health IT Projects," will explain the importance of healthcare providers and vendors working in concert to adopt best practices to meet security and privacy. Topics will include the best methods and solutions to achieve access control, authorization, and the transmission of health data; the barriers delaying the application of privacy and security protection regulations from being implemented immediately; the standards and protocols to implement security protective regulations; and strategies to get vendors, providers, researchers, and technologists to collaborate with one another in order to implement the most effective, efficient, and secure health IT projects.
Mac McMillan, Member, HIMSS Privacy & Security Steering Committee and CEO of CynergisTek, has been selected to moderate this very timely panel. CynergisTek, specializes in the areas of information security, regulatory compliance, and IT audit. He brings nearly 30 years of combined intelligence, security countermeasures and consulting experience. His philosophy for security is grounded in appropriate solutions, business purpose and knowledge, and common sense application of technology controls. He has worked in the healthcare industry since his retirement from the federal government in 2000, and has contributed to HCCA, AHIA, AHIMA, and HIMSS. He holds a MA in National Security and Strategic Studies from the US Naval War College.
Attendees will include senior-level healthcare executives from rural hospitals, health systems, single-family hospitals, IDNS', and other health care providers.
Sponsors for the Fall Health IT Summit include Microsoft, Honeywell HomMed, WiSpots, CynergisTek, Claremont University, KeyInfo, Sensiotec, TabletKiosk, PlanNet, Computational Diagnostics Inc., My Medical Records, Smarsh, eWebhealth, and vLounge Video.
The Fall Health IT Summit provides an intimate, high level forum that facilitates open avenues of communication amongst executives and stakeholders in healthcare fostering the growth and adoption of HIT resulting in safer, more efficient and cost effective healthcare.
About the Institute for Health Technology Transformation
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation is the leading organization committed to bringing together private and public sector leaders fostering the growth and meaningful use of technology across the healthcare industry. Through collaborative efforts the Institute provides programs that drive innovation, educate, and provide a critical understanding of how technology applications, solutions and devices can improve the quality, safety and efficiency of healthcare. http://www.ihealthtran.com