Maintaining A High Level Of Security And Privacy
Emerging challenges in compliance
The big challenge in technology in the healthcare arena is maintaining a high level of security and privacy with the large number of systems we use. It is not uncommon, particularly in large health systems, to have hundreds of systems in use, all constantly changing and new vulnerabilities developing with each change. Additionally, many of the medical devices used at the bedside, e.g., infusion pumps, bedside monitors, etc., are sophisticated systems that store, process or transmit Electronic Protected Health Information often wirelessly.
"Big challenge in technology in the healthcare arena is maintaining a high level of security and privacy with the large number of systems we use"
To help keep a grip on these challenges, we use an international risk and advisory services fi rm to continuously test our systems. They perform penetration tests, vulnerability scans, access assessments, sensitive data reviews, mobile device reviews and many other tests to identify weaknesses before they can be compromised. We then work with our IT department and their vendors to ensure that timely changes can be made and risk mitigation controls are implemented. That critical link is in Memorial’s philosophy that we are a team positioned to deliver smarter healthcare.
By Leni Kaufman, VP & CIO, Newport News Shipbuilding
By George Evans, CIO, Singing River Health System
By John Kamin, EVP and CIO, Old National Bancorp
By Elliot Garbus, VP-IoT Solutions Group & GM-Automotive...
By Gregory Morrison, SVP & CIO, Cox Enterprises
By Alberto Ruocco, CIO, American Electric Power
By Sam Lamonica, CIO & VP Information Systems, Rosendin...
By Sergey Cherkasov, CIO, PhosAgro
By Pascal Becotte, MD-Global Supply Chain Practice for the...
By Stephen Caulfield, Executive Director, Global Field...
By Shamim Mohammad, SVP & CIO, CarMax
By Ronald Seymore, Managing Director, Enterprise Performance...
By Brad Bodell, SVP and CIO, CNO Financial Group, Inc.
By Jim Whitehurst, CEO, Red Hat
By Clark Golestani, EVP and CIO, Merck
By Scott Craig, Vice President of Product Marketing, Lexmark...
By Dave Kipe, SVP, Global Operations, Scholastic Inc.
By Meerah Rajavel, CIO, Forcepoint
By Amit Bahree, Executive, Global Technology and Innovation,...
By Greg Tacchetti, CIO, State Auto Insurance