Going Mobile and Getting Smart: Access Patient Information Securely with Trusted Identities: A HIMSS Virtual Briefing

Virtual Briefing

Sep 16, 2015 11:00am - 1:15pm CDT
Virtual Event

Now On Demand

The explosive growth of mobile devices and adoption of smart card technology have transformed the way patient and providers accessing and sharing health information encrypted for privacy and security, and making clinical decisions. This virtual briefing will discuss best practices in mobile device privacy and security in healthcare, HIPAA compliant smart card technology adoption, as well as the role of mobile in creating trusted identities.

Learning Objectives:

1) Discuss privacy and security implementations for mobile devices
2) Outline the challenges and opportunities in adopting smart card technology, as well as risk and security mitigations
3) Describe trusted identities and how they can increase productivity, streamline business process and improve patient care
4) Identify best practices in mobile and smart card privacy and security




Sep 16, 2015 CDT
Protect Your Mobile Device and Health Information Privacy and Security

The fast growth of mobile devices adoption in healthcare help patients access electronic health records and seek medical knowledge from smart phone and tablets. Mobile devices are reshaping healthcare as more and more physicians utilize them to make clinical decisions and prescribe medications. Given the number of people and mobile devices being used in healthcare on a daily basis, mobile access must be secure and HIPAA compliant. This session will address mobile device privacy and security concerns from creating sound mobile policies and procedures, meeting regulatory compliance requirements, mitigating data breaches and controlling data leakage, applying encryption and other security measures, to adopting best practices. 

Learning Objectives:

1) Assess the impact of mobile device on patient care and access to health information
2) Discuss privacy and security risks and risk mitigation in providing mobile device access to protected health information
3) Review best practices, education and training in mobile device management


Sri Bharadwaj
Director, Information Services
UC Irvine Health

Sep 16, 2015 CDT
Getting Smart in Securing PHI: HIPAA Compliance for Smart Card

Using smart card encrypted for privacy and security to access patient information can play an important role in reducing healthcare cost and secure Protected Health Information (PHI) access. This session will provide an overview of latest development in smart card technology and applications, as well as address identification and patient authentication, and security and access control.

Learning Objectives:

1) Discuss smart card technology and its application in healthcare
2) Describe key challenges in adopting smart card for protected health information access
3) Outline best practices for smart card HIPAA-compliant implementation


Randy Vanderhoof
Executive Director
Smart Card Alliance

Sep 16, 2015 CDT
Enabling Digital Healthcare with Trusted Identities

Identities are the foundation for today’s increasingly digital healthcare organizations. Whether you’re in administration, patient care, research or healthcare payments / insurance, the need to secure identities for employees, privileged access users and even external users is increasingly critical to protect access to sensitive data and transactions.

Next generation trusted identities have benefits beyond addressing regulatory compliance and breach protection by helping to fuel productivity, business process improvement and ultimately lead to improved patient care.

This session looks at the role of mobile in creating more secure, more convenient, multi-purpose trusted identities and explores a variety of use cases where mobile will help you begin your journey to becoming a password-less enterprise.

Learning Objectives:

1) How cyber-attacks target user identities to comprise the business
2) The risks and opportunities associated with mobile devices as they become commonplace tools in the workplace
3) A blueprint for next generation trusted identities that will pave the way for a password-less society in healthcare


Mike Byrnes
Senior Product Marketing Manager
Entrust Datacard

Mike Byrnes, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Entrust Datacard leads market development for the IdentityGuard Authentication platform. Byrnes has 20 years’ experience in product management and technology marketing with a focus on identity based security, mobile and cloud computing. Prior to Entrust Mike has held a series of marketing leadership roles with CloudLink Technologies, Mitel and Nortel Networks.

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