News Announcements at CHIME Advocacy Summit
Candace Stuart – Director, Communications & Public Relations
Here is a roundup of CHIME-related news announced at the CHIME Advocacy Summit:
Intermountain CIO Marc Probst wins CHIME federal policy award: Marc Probst, a nationally recognized healthcare IT leader who has served on the influential Federal Healthcare Information Technology Policy Committee, was named the winner of the 2018 CHIME Federal Public Policy Award for CIO Leadership. The award recognizes a CHIME member who has demonstrated leadership in educating Congress and administration officials at the federal level about the value of health IT and its role in patient care.
CHIME-KLAS survey measures providers’ confidence in medical device security programs: A survey of healthcare IT executives found that 18 percent of provider organizations had medical devices impacted by malware or ransomware in the last 18 months, although few of these incidents resulted in compromised protected health information or a federal audit. Only 39 percent of respondents said they were very confident or confident that their current strategy protects patient safety and prevents disruptions in care. Although organizations are making headway developing and maturing their overall security programs, progress has been slow, particularly when it comes to securing medical devices.
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