Boston CTEK Knowledge Share Series: Healthcare Privacy & Security

We invite you to attend CTEK Knowledge Share Series a three-hour, educational event focused on privacy, security, and compliance in healthcare on Tuesday, October 15th in Boston. During this interactive event, industry experts David Holtzman and Clyde Hewitt will provide updates on the latest trends, and discuss practical guidance and best practices to help you improve your organization’s privacy and security. The two will offer their unique perspectives, drawing on David’s past experience as an OCR advisor and Clyde’s firsthand executive experience developing, implementing, and evaluating security programs, as well as the events, practices, and approaches that we have seen from working with healthcare organizations of all sizes.

Benefits of Attending

The 2019 CTEK Knowledge Share Series has been approved by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) to award a total of 3 continuing education credits towards the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) program. CHIME Members may claim their CEUs for this event by entering them on the CHIME website at

This education activity has been submitted to the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® and is currently pending their review for approval of CCB CEUs.

Reveive a certificate of attendance that can be used to apply for some CEUs

Mingle with peers and have open dialogue with industry experts

Learn/refresh upon state-specific privacy laws and policies

Hear about the latest trends, challenges, and strategies for medical device security

Enjoy lunch on us!

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Topics Covered

Privacy Laws in Massachusetts and How it Impacts Your Privacy & Security Programs

Recent Regulatory and Enforcement Actions

Cybersecurity Threats and Trends Across the Healthcare Industry

Medical Device and IoT Device Security Best Practices

Why You Should Attend

  • In 2018, 58% of all healthcare breaches were initiated by insiders.
  • Ransomware leads all malicious code categories, responsible for 70% of breach attempt incidents.
  • Almost half of the patients said they would find a different provider if they were informed that their medical records were stolen.
  • New threats to healthcare security are an increasing concern to the industry and require proactive, not reactive, security measures.
  • Attendees have the opportunity to submit a certificate of completion and agenda for continuing education credits.

Who Should Attend

  • Privacy Officers & Analysts
  • Security Officers & Analysts
  • Biomedical and Clinical Engineers
  • Compliance Officers & Analysts
  • CIOs, CISOs & IT Directors
  • HIM Directors
  • Legal Professionals

Speaker Bio

David HoltzmanExecutive Advisor, Cynergistek
Considered a subject matter expert in health information privacy policy and compliance issues involving the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, David was a senior advisor at OCR before joining the team at CynergisTek. He also previously served as the privacy & security officer for Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

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Clyde HewittExecutive Advisor, Cynergistek
Clyde Hewitt is one of the Executive Advisor at CynergisTek. He brings over thirty years of executive leadership experience in cybersecurity to CynergisTek, having served in various senior IT positions for the United States Air Force, later moving into the private sector in various information security management roles. Most recently, he and was the Vice President and Chief Security Officer for Allscripts Healthcare. He is a Board Member for the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance.

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What Past Attendees are Saying

I appreciate an organization that is willing to share information for free. Those that have little to give keep what little they have close. However when you are willing to share for free, there is more to be had and they are truly at the top of their field.

P. Smith, BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill

“Thank you so much for the chance to attend this event. It was a great program, well presented and the appropriate length of time. I look forward to participating again in the future.”

C. Mirza, Supervisor, Clinical Research

Read more about the positive feedback we received from our workshops in 2018.

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