New York, NY (Vocus) July 16, 2010
The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers and moderator for a panel entitled “Implementing a Comprehensive Security Program: From the data warehouse to the point of care” at the Institute’s Summer Health IT Summit. The Summit will focus on “Adoption, Implementation, and Meaningful Use,” and is taking place July 27-28th in Denver, Colorado at the Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center.
The presentation entitled “Implementing a Comprehensive Security Program: From the data warehouse to the point of care,” will address current and evolving security concerns that will arise as we move toward meaningful use and increase access to sensitive electronic health information.
The panel will be moderated by Barry Chaiken, MD, FHIMSS, Chief Medical Officer, DocsNetwork, Ltd., HIMSS Chair, and speaking will be Brigadier General Robert Stall, President, Medina Hospital and Commander, 108th Training Command (USAR); Deane Morrison, Chief Information Officer, Capital Region Health Care; Charles E. Christian, FCHIME, FHIMSS, Chief Information Officer, Good Samaritan Hospital; and Erik Pupo, Chief Architect, Federal Health Architecture program, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology.
“As we rapidly expand the digitizing of personal healthcare information, we must work to adequately secure not only the clinician’s computer, but all devices used by clinicians and patients that access patient information,” said Barry Chaiken, Chief Medical Officer, DocsNetwork, Ltd, HIMSS Chair. “Failing to do so sacrifices our right to privacy.”
The Summer Health IT Summit is centered around “Adoption, Implementation, and Meaningful Use,” and brings together over 175 CIO’s, VP’s, and Directors of IT from hospitals, health systems, and larger physician practices. The Summer Health IT Summit strives to drive improvement and the effective use of technology throughout the continuum of care by bringing together thought leaders and innovators from all stakeholders in the health IT landscape for two full days of networking, learning, workshops, keynote presentations and timely panel discussions addressing Health Information Technology. The Summit will address current challenges and opportunities associated with: Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange, Electronic Medical Records, Security & Privacy, and other timely issues.
Sponsors and Partners for the Summer Health IT Summit include Advanced Systems Group, Citrix, Covisint, DSS, Inc., Hexaware Technologies, i365, InteliChart, Thomson Reuters, LodgeNet Healthcare, MEDai, MEDSEEK, GeaCom, Inc., Perceptive Software, Stratus Technologies, HIMSS Colorado Chapter, WITI, Healthcare IT News, CMIO, Colorado Healthcare Strategy & Management, MarketsandMarkets, mobihealthnews, Health Management Technology, and more.
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.