Patients and Availability of Care Impacts from Ransom Supply Chain Attacks

A Conversation with Carter Groome

Carter Groome, CEO, First Health Advisory

Carter is a Founder and the Chief Executive Officer of First Health. Carter has 26 years of healthcare information technology management, consulting, and security leadership experience. Carter is able to draw upon his cyber health, managed services, and vendor leadership background to benefit First Health’s commercial and Federal clients and partners. First Health is a global risk management and digital transformation advisory firm dedicated to serving the assurance, security, privacy, technology and efficiency needs of healthcare.


  1. The growing call for incentives to promote cyber security.
  2. The threat not just to data, but to the availability of care.
  3. The importance of cyber health education.
  4. Supply chain vulnerability.

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Cybersecurity Summit Session Sponsored by First Health Advisory

State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare Virtual Summit

On February 8th, CHIME, AEHIS, DHI and Answers Media Network held a virtual panel discussion, moderated by leading industry expert David Finn, Vice President, CHIME for Association for Executives in Healthcare Information. This session was sponsored by First Health Advisory. 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, CHIME, Scott Maclean SVP and CIO, MedStar Health, Nassar Nizami, EVP, Chief Information and Digital Officer, Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health on a panel discussion.