University of Miami, DocsNetwork Ltd., Memorial Healthcare System, & More to Discuss Privacy & Data Security in Ft. Lauderdale

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The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled, “Privacy and Data Security Challenges with Mobile Technology” at the Institute’s Health IT Summit in Ft. Lauderdale taking place May 10-11, 2011 at the W Fort Lauderdale.

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Now is the time to begin the national dialog to address the security of the coming use of ‘mobile’ health IT.

The Institute for Health Technology Transformation announced today the speakers for their panel session entitled, “Privacy and Data Security Challenges with Mobile Technology” at the Institute’s Health IT Summit in Ft. Lauderdale taking place May 10-11, 2011 at the W Fort Lauderdale.

The panel will be moderated by Barry Chaiken, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, DocsNetwork, Ltd. and former HIMSS Chair, and speaking will be John Christly CISSP, MBA, HIPAA Security Officer, Memorial Healthcare System; Sara Rushinek, PhD, Professor, Health Information Systems, University of Miami; and David Reis, Director of IT Security, Thomas Jefferson University.

“As converged devices permeate US households, clinicians and patients alike will expect to safely and securely access health information to provide care and request care,” said David Reis. “Now is the time to begin the national dialog to address the security of the coming use of ‘mobile’ health IT.”

The panelists will be addressing a wide range of topics including how the use of cellular and wireless networks to deliver voice, video, and data content for healthcare represents an exciting new opportunity for providers and patients.

“We are entering exciting yet challenging new territory with new types of mobile and wireless devices that can be used for healthcare operations,” said John Christly. “These new devices and the applications that are being developed for them are showing real promise to enabling faster and sometimes easier access to healthcare data from anywhere with a wireless or cellular connection. As with any new technology, we must make plans to secure the data being accessed from these devices and tackle the operational issues that come with these new tools, including how to support and manage them, and how to standardize on a particular device or set of devices”

The iHT2 Health IT Summit in Ft. Lauderdale is the premier executive summit focused on the strategies and tools that are re-defining customer care, collaboration and efficiency in the health care provider markets.

Sponsors and Partners for the 2011 Health IT Summit in Ft. Lauderdale include: Catalyst Solutions, DSS, EDIMS, Informatics Corporation of America (ICA), Intel, Elsevier/MEDai, LG CNS, MMR Information Systems, Microsoft, Proofpoint, RelayHealth, AMDIS, Broward County Medical Association, CMIO, eHealth SmartBrief, Executive Insight, FierceHealthIT, Frost & Sullivan, IDC Health Insights, HIMSS South Florida Chapter, MarketsandMarkets, mobihealthnews.com, ReportsandReports, SearchHealthIT.com, South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association, South Florida Technology Alliance, and South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report.

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 effective 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

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