Coalition Formed to Address COVID-19 Crisis

March 27, 2020 Mayuri Kumar

More than two dozen healthcare organizations and technology firms - including Mayo Clinic, Intermountain Healthcare, Microsoft and Amazon Web Services - have formed a coalition to help address the COVID-19 crisis by using secure information sharing and data analysis. But observers warn the group must ensure it devotes enough attention to privacy and security issues.

Former healthcare CIO David Finn, an executive vice president at security consulting firm CynergisTek, says he's disappointed the new group did not specifically name security and privacy in its list of guiding principles.

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