Clearwater Compliance CEO Bob Chaput Appointed to Advisory Board of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS)

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Chaput Joins Short List of Industry Thought Leaders to Help Shape Strategy, Vision for Empowering Chief Security Officers and Improving Information Security Practices

"The formation of this experienced group promises to bring significant value to our members and the industry,” said George W. McCulloch, FCHIME, CHCIO, executive vice president of membership and professional development with CHIME.

Clearwater Compliance CEO and Founder, Bob Chaput, has been named to the Advisory Board of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) Foundation, the company announced today.

The AEHIS Foundation is the first professional organization serving healthcare’s senior IT security leaders and was founded by the esteemed College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).

Chaput was selected by the AEHIS Foundation to join the 11-person Advisory Board, which is made up of thought leaders committed to fostering the empowerment of chief information security officers and improving the practice of information security as a business risk management issue within healthcare.

“The formation of this experienced group promises to bring significant value to our members and the industry,” said George W. McCulloch, FCHIME, CHCIO, executive vice president of membership and professional development with CHIME. “Bob’s extensive expertise in information privacy, security compliance, and risk management will be a tremendous asset to our Board and the organization. We are delighted to welcome him and look forward to his contributions as we intensify our efforts in supporting IT security leaders in healthcare.”

Chaput’s Advisory Board appointment expands Clearwater’s existing relationship with the AEHIS Foundation. Earlier this year, the company was inducted as a Premier Founding Member, lending its support and expertise to the growing network.

“AEHIS has a very important role to play in advancing best practices within the information risk management space, and I’m both excited and honored to more significantly contribute to the future direction and strategy of the organization,” said Chaput. “As one of the inaugural members of the AEHIS Advisory Board, I can’t wait to get started and help lay a foundation for a very productive year ahead.”

About the AEHIS Foundation
The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) Foundation launched in 2014 as the first professional organization serving healthcare’s senior IT security leaders. The AEHIS Foundation offers CSO’s and other top-ranking information security leaders the professional development and networking opportunities critical for their success. Members have access to the educational resources and support for addressing key industry specific privacy and security issues. Formed under the auspices of CHIME, the premier executive organization dedicated to servicing Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and other senior healthcare IT leaders, AEHIS Foundation members benefit from CHIME’s twenty-two year history of delivering valuable, high-quality executive education and networking opportunities. Learn more at http://www.cio-chime.org/aehis

About Clearwater Compliance: http://clearwatercompliance.com
Clearwater Compliance creates value by assisting healthcare organizations establish, operationalize and mature their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management programs. Led by veteran, C-suite healthcare executives, Clearwater provides a comprehensive set of capabilities, including by-the-regs HIPAA-HITECH compliance software and tools, risk analysis and management software, professional services, and a variety of educational events and resources.

Clearwater works with healthcare organizations and business associates that are serious about safeguarding the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI) and that are committed to a continuous process improvement approach to managing information risk. Among its varied and loyal customer base, Clearwater serves covered entities ranging in size from major integrated healthcare systems and health plans to large hybrid entity retailers to specialty clinics and small medical practices. Business associate customers include law firms, consulting companies, third party administrators, medical billing companies, software hosting organizations, wellness and data analytic companies and many more, from Fortune 100 companies to healthcare startups.

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