Ellumen Tapped for Expertise at Influential HIMSS Mobile Summit

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Chief Security Architect to Address Trends in Mobile and Medical Devices Interoperability and Standards

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This is a vital time for health enterprise stakeholders to understand and get ahead of the inherent interoperability challenges, security risks, standards and regulations.

Ellumen, a leading provider of professional services and IT solutions for government and commercial customers, has been invited by the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) to speak at its upcoming mHealth Summit, taking place December 3-5 at The Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center. This year’s annual summit, which is billed as the largest event where technology, business, research and policy connect, will highlight emerging best practices in mHealth implementations and research.

Ellumen’s chief security architect, Dennis M. Seymour, CISSP, ITIL, will present in a session titled, “Can You Understand Me Now? Interoperability and Standards” taking place December 3 at 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. This panel will examine and discuss how open standards for interoperability are facilitating creativity and even more innovation in mHealth. Discussion will focus on the challenges and new pathways to building sustainable, scalable and interoperable products and healthcare systems.

“Mobile and other connected devices will continue to proliferate in healthcare, so it’s important to understand what risks they bring into networks and how to address these challenges,” said Dennis M. Seymour. “Mobile technology is advancing HIT and healthcare systems innovation like never before. This is a vital time for health enterprise stakeholders to understand and get ahead of the inherent interoperability challenges, security risks, standards and regulations.”

Seymour has over 17 years of security experience in healthcare, including 12 years of at the enterprise level for the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration. His breadth in policy development, system controls assessment and certification, and medical device security policy development and compliance spans HIPAA, NIST, FISMA, and other requirements. Seymour is currently the chairperson for the HIMSS Privacy and Security Steering Committee, and has been a member of the HIMSS Medical Device Security Task Force, Mobile Security Work Group, and Risk Assessment Work Group.

Additional conference sessions will look at the ways in which mobile technology is transforming healthcare delivery, research, business and policy for the 21st century both in the U.S. and internationally.

For more information about the 4th annual mHealth Summit and to register, please visit: http://www.mhealthsummit.org.

About Ellumen Inc.
Ellumen provides process-driven, results-oriented professional services and IT solutions for government and commercial customers. From consultant and technical services to complex enterprise solutions for critical business and technology needs, Ellumen deliver projects on-time and within budget, proven by nearly a decade of successful customer engagements with zero project failures. Ellumen’s expertise is in healthcare, information technology and cyber security, and helps clients prepare for the future of health information exchange (HIE) through clinical standards interoperability, data analytics and data security. Ellumen is headquartered in Arlington, VA. More information can be found at http://www.ellumen.com.

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