State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare Virtual Summit

Encouraging you to take a risk based approach and focus on behaviors in your organization.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Earn: CHIME CEU Certification Credits

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Join CHIME, AEHIS, DHI and Answers Media Network for this virtual panel discussion, moderated by leading industry expert David Finn, Vice President, CHIME for Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS).

This 2 hour and 30-minute event has been broken down into three 30-minute sessions, and an opening keynote, allowing attendees to attend any or all sessions.

Sponsored by:

First Health Advisory

Session Topics

  • Opening Overview on State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare
    • Erik Decker, VP/CISO, Intermountain Healthcare discusses the outlook for 2023 including:

      • Cyber resiliency: moving beyond security of data
      • Risk analysis processes: continual monitoring verses contractual transactions
      • Preparing for the next wave: extortion of the integrity of our data itself


  • We the People, Seek Cyber Health Incentives - A Call to Action
    • Carter Groome, CEO, First Health Advisory is joined by Mari Savickis, VP of Public Policy of CHIME, Scott Maclean, SVP and CIO at MedStar Health and Nassar Nizami, EVP and Chief Information and Digital Officer Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health for a panel discussion.
      • These thought leaders converge to discuss principles of a baseline incentive program, Senator Warner’s recent paper, “Cybersecurity is Patient Safety,” the National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP)/sector specific plan, and key actions that will advance a unified industry ask to move legislators to act.

      • Increased activity in Washington suggests that there is a confluence of congressional energy to grant monetary incentives to Provider organizations meeting defined cybersecurity hygiene practices.  

      • Join this discussion as an agent of change for incentivizing recognized security practices, sector workforce development, and cyber health education stimulus. 

  •  Transforming Cybersecurity to Support Digital Health
    • Drex DeFord, Healthcare Strategist and CIO at Crowdstrike is joined by Terri Couts, SVP and Chief Digital Officer at The Guthrie Clinic and Vikrant Arora, CISO at Hospital for Special Surgery for a panel discussion.
      • Digital Transformation in healthcare will require some fundamental changes to cybersecurity in healthcare.  Indeed, digital health, will require fundamental and organizational changes to the way we protect data, our patients, and our organizations.  

      • Cybersecurity is the base of the pyramid in the Hierarchy of Needs for Digital Transformation.  In this session you’ll learn:

        • The reality:  Old Security Models Don’t provide the Security Needed for Digital Health

        • Cyber Transformation Is Not About “Faster Horses”

        • Three Keys to Transforming Cybersecurity to Support Digital Health: 1) Humility; 2) Resilience, and 3) Disruption (creative disruption, not destructive)

  • Securing The Technical Supply Chain
    • The healthcare industry faces increased pressure as the industry continues to deal with supply chain disruptions amidst increased cyber threats. This session explores ways organizations can become more resilient and efficient in supply chain management.

What to expect:

  • 15 Minute Opening Keynote 
  • Followed by three (3), 30-minute panel discussions, 
    moderated by David Finn, Vice President CHIME


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CHIME CEU Certification

The State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare Virtual Summit webinar presented by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has approved this event for 1 CHIME CEU towards the following certification programs:

  • Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program
  • CHIME Foundation Certified Healthcare Executives, (CFCHE) Program
  • Certified Healthcare Information Security Leaders (CHISL) Program
  • Certified Digital Health (CDH) Program

Certificate holders may claim their CEUs from this program by entering them on the CHIME website at Continuing Education Credits (CEUS)