Privacy and Security Committee

Join the Privacy and Security Committee!

Purpose

The Privacy and Security Committee guides implementation of strategic initiatives that promote the privacy and security of healthcare information and management systems. 

The Committee also provides oversight for several volunteer task forces and work groups. Further information about these task forces and work groups is listed below. 

Privacy and Security Committee

Committee Members

Joshua C. Black

Joshua C. Black
Manager, IT Security Administration
Information Risk Officer
Assistant HIPAA Security Officer
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Chair

 
Bayardo Alvarez

Bayardo Alvarez
Director, Information Technology
Boston PainCare Center

 
Mark Ford

Mark Ford
Principal, Deloitte & Touche LLP
National Industry Leader, Life Sciences & Health Care - Cyber Risk Services

 
David L. Gibbs, PhD, CPHIMS, CHPS, CISSP

David L. Gibbs, PhD, CPHIMS, CHPS, CISSP
Assistant Professor
Department of Health Information Management
Texas State University

 
Aaron Hayden, GSNA, HCISPP

Aaron Hayden, GSNA, HCISPP
Consultant
CynergisTek, Inc.

 
David L. Gibbs, PhD, CPHIMS, CISSP

John Hummel
MIS Data Security and Assurance
Chief Information Security Officer
Holy Cross Hospital

 
Carrie McGlaughlin, CISM, CCEP

Carrie McGlaughlin, CISM, CCEP
Director of Information Technology
HIPAA Security Officer
The Buckeye Ranch

 
Ron Mehring, MBA, CISSP

Ron Mehring, MBA, CISSP
Vice President, Technology & Security
Texas Health Resources

 
 

Peter Mercuri, MBA, HCISPP, CHSA, CHSP
Practice Transformation Specialist
Quality Insights of Pennsylvania

 
Catherine M. Petrozzino, CIPP/G/US/IT

Catherine M. Petrozzino, CIPP/G/US/IT
Principal, Cybersecurity Partnerships and Information Privacy
MITRE Corporation

 
Meredith R. Phillips, MHSA, CHC, CHPC, HCISPP

Meredith R. Phillips, MHSA, CHC, CHPC, HCISPP
Chief Information Privacy & Security Officer
Henry Ford Health System

 
Ram Ramadoss, MBA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CIPP

Ram Ramadoss, MBA, CISA, CISM, CISSP, CRISC, CIPP
Vice President – CRP Privacy and Information Security and EHR Oversight
Corporate Responsibility Program
Catholic Health Initiatives

 

Work Groups

 

Risk Assessment Work Group

Purpose: 
The purpose of this WG will be to explore, define and discuss risk assessment and develop useful white papers, guides, case studies, tools and other resources that individual healthcare organizations and security practitioners can use to assist them in developing their own implementations, guide their third party vendor selection processes (if desired), and/or inform their policy decisions.

Chair: 
Roger Shindell MS, CHPS
Carosh Compliance Solutions