Privacy and Security – HIMSS21 Special Edition

Heading to HIMSS21 in Las Vegas in August? Looking to learn more about privacy and security in healthcare? We rounded up some sessions and exhibitors that want to help. Stop by, they will be glad to see you.

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Cybersecurity Command Center

Cybersecurity Command Center
Booth – C300 – Cybersecurity Command Center

Threats and adversaries are out there—when will they find your organization’s weakness and strike? Be proactive and fortify your battle armor to defend and protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information. Experience cutting-edge technologies and learn how to best prepare your organization for risk assessments, build bulletproof incident response plans and more. Participate in engaging, interactive, hands-on activities, and attend education sessions to enhance your knowledge on today’s biggest cyber issues.

Check out the sessions in both theaters throughout the week.


Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum
Monday, August 9
$350 Early Bird | $350 Advanced | $400 Standard
Additional registration required. Networking breakfast and lunch provided.

COVID-19 has turned healthcare security on its head. Since early 2020, security leaders at health systems, hospitals and other provider organizations have grappled with the fast-moving demands the pandemic has thrust upon them.

At the Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum, attendees will learn how leading provider organizations are protecting healthcare’s expanding digital footprint and securing data inside and outside the hospital, including technologies that enable more patient-centric care, such as telehealth, remote monitoring and wearables.

Transformation and security must go hand-in-hand. Global health security is a critical patient safety issue.


The CyberSecurity Revolution in Healthcare
Tuesday, August 10 at 11:15 am – 11:35 am PDT
Caesars, Booth C300 – Cybersecurity Command Ctr- Theater A

The IT Revolution occurring over the last few years has forced healthcare organizations to their own security revolution. Healthcare organizations have a huge responsibility to their constituents to protect all data and assets. Join Bitdefender to learn how you can build a security program that is outcome focused through prevention, detection, remediation and response.

Stop by these Exhibitors

SphereCommerce, LLC
Twitter: @SphereCommerce
Booth #4071

Sphere, powered by TrustCommerce, is a financial technology company trusted by the nation’s largest health systems. Sphere delivers a cloud-platform that reduces friction and facilitates secure patient payments. Clients are empowered to process payments anytime, anywhere—securely, in compliance, and connected with core business software including EHRs like Epic. Sphere solutions untangle payment workflow issues and improve the user experience. Sphere’s Health iPASS solution collects more patient dollars while improving engagement from pre-arrival to final payment. By simplifying the check-in, intake, and payment processes through a user-friendly mobile platform, patients know what they owe and can pay with ease.

Twitter: @cynergistek
Booth – C382 – Cybersecurity Command Center

CynergisTek is a team of cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance experts dedicated to helping healthcare organizations prepare, rehearse, and validate the effectiveness of their programs. CynergisTek’s Resilience Validation™ method takes a unique coach-to-client partnership to ensure you achieve your goals, build cyber resilience, and have an approach that responds every day. We offer comprehensive service solutions categorized under the four pillars of Assess, Build, Manage, and Validate. Our consultants have experience sitting in the seat of a CIO, CISO, CPO, or CCO, and hold advanced certifications. CynergisTek is devoted to sharing its expertise to improve, secure, and protect the healthcare industry.

Drummond Group
Twitter: @Drummond_Group
Booth #MP4670

Drummond offers a comprehensive suite of services to help you achieve compliance with regulatory information security mandates and ensure critical business applications meet interoperability and application conformance. Increase trust, gain expertise and experience our proven methodologies and attention to detail as we partner with you for your long-term success.

Fortified Health Security – Cybersecurity consulting firm exclusively serving healthcare
Twitter: @FortifiedHITSec

Russell Teague, VP Advisory Services will be at Booth #C354 in the Cybersecurity Command Center (Caesars)

  • Breaking News at HIMSS: The company issues a Cybersecurity Horizon Report twice a year that outlines privacy and security statistics, analysis and guidance for the hospitals, health systems, large group practices and payers. Russell will be highlighting important data points from the Mid-Year Report.
  • Can provide extensive insights into healthcare security operations centers, advisory services and threat assessment and incident response programs.

Twitter: @GoCloudWave
Booth #4646

Hospitals across the country are under cybersecurity threat. If you’re responsible for running IT for a hospital, you know how important guaranteed uptime, easy access, and strong security is to your users. CloudWave is recognized as the most experienced, proven provider of cloud-based Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions in healthcare. Their OpSus Recover service offers a full range of recovery options from simple public cloud vaulting to total enterprise systems failovers with well under two hours RPO/RTO. They run hundreds of successful, auditable DR tests for customers every year and respond to multiple security and geo disasters every single year for our hospital customer base, providing secure managed hosting services while their site is rebuilt or revalidated. OpSus Recover services are available in their private OpSus Healthcare Cloud, or in the public cloud.

Consensus Cloud Solutions
Twitter: @ConsensusCare
Booth #1518

Consensus Cloud Solutions offers a healthcare solution suite enabling better care coordination through interoperability, connectivity and compliance. Consensus enables healthcare facilities of all sizes to access, process, and exchange actionable data using market leading interoperability capabilities such as HIPAA-compliance digital cloud faxing, direct secure messaging, patient information query, data exchange networks, and real-time ADT notifications. These streamlined workflows keep you connected through each patient’s continuum of care.

Twitter: @HITRUST
Booth #7401

Founded in 2007, HITRUST Alliance is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to champion programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for organizations across all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain. In collaboration with privacy, information security and risk management leaders from both the public and private sectors, HITRUST develops, maintains and provides broad access to its widely adopted common risk and compliance management and de-identification frameworks; related assessment and assurance methodologies; and initiatives advancing cyber sharing, analysis, and resilience. HITRUST actively participates in many efforts in government advocacy, community building, and cybersecurity education.

Twitter: @Imprivata
Imprivata, the digital identity company, provides identity, authentication, and access management solutions that are purpose-built to solve healthcare’s unique workflow, security, and compliance challenges. Imprivata enables healthcare securely by establishing trust between people, technology, and information across the increasingly complex healthcare ecosystem.

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