Home » Healthcare CISO Boot Camp
Healthcare CISO Boot Camp Digital | Starts July 1, 2021
The CHIME-AEHIS Healthcare CISO Boot Camp Digital is an intensive education program offered by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and taught by a faculty of healthcare thought leaders.
Combining presentations, small group discussions, case studies and interactive problem solving, participants learn the real-world skills necessary to become a successful digital health leader. CHIME is committed to giving every attendee a meaningful executive level experience throughout the course to maximize participation.
Attendance in the CHIME-AEHIS Healthcare CISO Boot Camp Digital ranges from 15-25 participants as well as 4-6 faculty and CHIME team members.
Keith Fraidenburg, MBA
Keith Fraidenburg is Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a 5,000-plus member professional organization for healthcare information technology executives.
Mr. Fraidenburg has nearly 30 years of experience working in the healthcare IT industry, including more than 20 years of nonprofit association leadership experience. In his role as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, he is responsible for providing overall leadership and execution of the organization’s strategic plan while identifying and cultivating new growth opportunities in support of the organization’s long-term strategic goals. He also maintains primary responsibility for the organization’s membership services, marketing and communications, advocacy and public policy efforts, and its portfolio of education and professional development programs and services.
He works closely with senior healthcare IT executives, key industry leaders, and industry association partners and others to keenly understand the issues, concerns, and needs of healthcare information executives around the globe.
In his previous roles as Executive Vice President/Chief Strategy Office and Vice President of Education and Communications for CHIME, Mr. Fraidenburg was responsible for leading the business development, education, marketing, and communications programs and services available through CHIME.
In addition to his responsibilities within CHIME, Mr. Fraidenburg is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).
He achieved his master’s in business administration from Columbia College and degree in business administration from Central Michigan University.
Carter is the CEO of First Health Advisory (First). First provides asset risk and efficiency solutions to hospitals, clinics, and Federal healthcare entities. Carter has spent 23 years in healthcare technology and security, serving in provider, vendor, and consultative leadership roles. Carter lives in Washington DC and is active in following regulatory and administrative policy as it relates to healthcare, medical device, IoT, and general cybersecurity measures that may impact the organizations his team advises.
Will Long, MIS, CHISL, CISSP, CPHIMS
Will Long is a Cybersecurity and Technology Leader who builds people, processes, and systems that enable organizations to identify and manage risk. He is recognized for establishing innovative, industry-leading programs that mitigate financial and reputational risk, cybersecurity postures that accelerate threat identification, and the integration of risk management into the organizational structure. Will is currently the founder and leader of Will Long Consulting LLC helping organizations assess and improve their security posture.
Previously as VP & Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Children’s Health, Will directed the development of information security policies, cyber incident response, security operations, risk assurance, and other security functions, and monitored for new and emerging threats. He maintained compliance with HIPAA, NIST and HITRUST certification. He also directed the efforts to secure connected medical devices used across hospital operations.
Chani Cordero, FACHE, CHCIO, CISM
Chani A. Cordero is the Chief Operations Officer for Presidio of Monterey Health Services. She is directly responsible for the daily operations and improvement of several primary care clinics as well as patient care access for acute and routine appointments for over 7,000 beneficiaries. She leads division leaders in performance, productivity, quality improvement, cost controls and efficient utilization of facilities. Direct reports include information technology, facilities, human resources, budget, health information management, and managed care.
Chani entered active duty in 2000 as a Second Lieutenant. Throughout her career as a Medical Service Corps Officer in the US Army, she has served in various leadership positions. Chani has worked in several operational and healthcare delivery roles in medical and executive management including four previous roles as a leader in Information Technology. She has served as a Chief Information Officer, a Director of Human Resources, and as a Director of Managed Care and Payer Operations. She deployed to Iraq and conducted health care operations during the initial invasion. Chani serves as the Health Services Systems Managers Consultant to the U.S. Army Surgeon General LTG R. Scott Dingle as the expert in Health Information Technology.
Chani Cordero is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), a Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO), Certified Information Systems Manager (CISM), Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS), holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is an Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP). She received her Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from St. Mary’s University, holds a Master of Education in Instructional Technology from Troy University along with a Master of Healthcare Administration from Baylor University. She is Level 3 certified in DAWIA Acquisition, Information Technology.
Chani Cordero is on the advisory board for Texas State University San Marcos for the Health Information Management program as well as the advisory board for American Public University for the Health Administration/Health Sciences program. In 2017, she was selected for the Army Medical Department Mercury Award, which is the Chief Information Officer of the Year. In 2018, LTC Cordero became a member of the Order of Military Medical Merit an inclusive organization that recognizes leaders that have had significant impact to the Army Medical Department. In 2018 Health Data Management listed Chani as one of the 30 Rising Stars in Healthcare IT. Lastly, Chani was awarded the 2019 Regent’s Senior Healthcare Executive Leadership Award by the American College of Healthcare Executives and also the 2019 Regent at Large Diversity Award which is a recognition for individual contributions of enhancing diversity in healthcare management.
Anahi Santiago, MBA, CISM, is the CISO at ChristianaCare Health System, the largest healthcare provider in the state of Delaware.
Prior to CCHS, she spent over 10 years as the information security and privacy officer at Einstein Healthcare Network. In her role as CISO she has overall responsibility for the organization’s cybersecurity and assurance program. Santiago leads a team of information security professionals in supporting CCHS’s strategic initiatives by collaborating with clinical and business leaders, managing cybersecurity risks, implementing policies and controls, generating overall awareness and fostering a culture of security and safety.
She is an active contributor and member of several local, state and federal cybersecurity organizations including the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Cybersecurity Working Group, Delaware Healthcare Cybersecurity Alliance and Philadelphia’s Women and Cybersecurity group.
Teresa Tonthat serves as the chief information security officer for Texas Children’s, the largest children’s hospital in the United States recognized for pediatrics, obstetrics, gynecology and research. She has more than 18 years of experience in information security, information technology audit, compliance and cyber risk. She is responsible for establishing long-term security strategy, assessing cyber risk, emerging threats and developing value-added security capabilities for the organization.
Tonthat joined Texas Children’s in January 2018. During her tenure, she has provided leadership over the delivery of multiple security capabilities in an effort to continuously strengthen the organization’s security posture. Prior to joining Texas Children’s, she was responsible for information security at Halliburton. Under her leadership, a multinational global security team was focused on mitigating cyber risk within the digital oilfield operations in over 80 countries.
Tim Stettheimer, Ph.D., CHCIO, FCHIME, LCHIME
Timothy Stettheimer, PhD, is Vice President of Education for the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), a 2,400-plus member professional organization. In this role, Dr. Stettheimer leads all education strategy for members and affiliate associations, as well as international efforts. Education initiatives include CHIME’s Fall and Spring Forums, CIO Bootcamps, Leadership Academies as well as other summits, workshops and symposia.
Dr. Stettheimer has previously served as a healthcare CIO for two decades and has worked with healthcare information technology and healthcare leaders for twenty-five years. He most recently served as the Regional Chief Information Officer (RCIO) for the South and Central Region of Ascension Information Services (AIS), which is made up of seven geographic markets as well as all senior living locations and all medical groups. As RCIO, Dr. Stettheimer was the regional leader responsible for AIS service delivery and technology visioning. He also guided governance models, served on Ascension-level committees, and supported diverse AIS functions such as goal sponsorship, compensation committee efforts, IT general control oversight, infrastructure governance, and AIS Model Community Survey action planning.
Prior to his Ascension role, Dr. Stettheimer served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for St. Vincent’s Health System, Birmingham. In this role, he was responsible for managing the Health Ministry’s technology strategy, portfolio, and operations, while serving as the Health Ministry’s technology service delivery senior escalation point. He has also served in leadership roles at Adventist Health System and Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.
Dr. Stettheimer earned a doctorate in information services focused in medical informatics, information theory and design, and information policy and management from the University of North Texas in Denton. He holds a master’s degree in applied cognition and neuroscience from the University of Texas in Dallas and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Dr. Stettheimer is a fellow with both the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (FCHIME). He is a member of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), holds the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) credential, is a certified professional in healthcare information management systems (CPHIMS), and is a member of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS). He served as a fellow through a National Institute of Health grant during his doctoral studies. Dr. Stettheimer has held faculty positions with the University of North Texas and the University of Alabama at Birmingham and serves on a number of non-profit boards.
Dr. Stettheimer has earned the Certified Healthcare CIO distinction from the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). He also served as the CHIME 2010 Board Chair, the 2011 CHIME Foundation Board Chair and the 2013-2014 CHIME Education Foundation Board Chair. Dr. Stettheimer and his wife Carol live in Birmingham, AL and are the parents of four children.
About KarlKarl West is the CEO and President of KJW Ventures Inc, and the former Chief Information Security Officer of Information Systems at Intermountain Healthcare, an integrated delivery network of 23 hospitals and over 300 clinics in Utah, Nevada and Southern Idaho. Karl is a wellrespected speaker and security expert who is actively recruited by many organizations that want to embed his holistic solutions in their security strategies.
At KJW Ventures, Inc, Karl is engaged in sharing Healthcare Cyber best practices. His organization looks at Healthcare Strategy, Cyber Governance, security and privacy strategy. Karl’s leadership—throughout the planning, development, implementation, and maintenance of an excellent security program—is helping others earn national recognition and leadership in health information security.
Karl shares Cyber best practices and covers a wide range of security specialties—strategy, governance, architecture, risk and compliance, identity and access, eDiscovery, forensics, vulnerability and incident management. Protecting and defending against unauthorized access to patient and employee information, clinical systems, networks and data is Karl’s passion. He’s keenly interested in innovation and strategy as well, especially the development of new technologies that improve care and lower costs.
For more than 30 years, Karl has been involved in information technology and security. Prior to his role at Intermountain, Karl was Vice President and Managing Partner at AT&T Consulting Services. Karl is a board member of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) and a member of the Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) Privacy and Security Board. He is also a board member of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS), a part of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), and Weber State University’s Computer Science department. He serves on boards for many organizations.
Karl received a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree in Business Administration.
The Six CISO Success Factors
Success Factor 1: Set Vision and Strategy
Success Factor 2: Make Change
Success Factor 3: Instill Customer Service as a Core Value
Success Factor 4: Build a High Performance Security Organization
Success Factor 5: Build Networks and Community
Success Factor 6: Contemporary Best Practices in Security Industry