Healthcare and New Federal Security Protections presented at BlackHatWindows 2001

by Kate Borten,

Summary : Kate Borten, president and founder of The Marblehead Group, Inc., a health information security consultancy, brings to clients her unique combination of extensive experience in both healthcare information systems and security management. The Marblehead Group provides education, risk assessment, and security management consulting to the healthcare sector. She is a nationally-recognized expert in health information security and related legislation such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as a frequent speaker and the chair (1998, 1999, 2000) of MIS Training Institutes annual health information security conference.
Ms. Borten is former Chief Information Security Officer at CareGroup, a major integrated delivery system in Boston encompassing several Harvard University teaching hospitals, health centers and other facilities, and one of the regions largest physician networks. During her tenure she established the first corporate-wide information security program, including integrated security and confidentiality policies, procedures, and technical controls, as well as a comprehensive education and awareness program.
Prior to her CareGroup experience she was information security chief at Massachusetts General Hospital where she managed information systems development and integration before assuming responsibility for security of the MGH healthcare delivery system.
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