CHIME board chair calls for coordinated cybersecurity strategy

Coordination, not organizational reporting structure, should be the focus of federal efforts to defend against cyber criminals, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives Board Chair Marc Probst told a congressional panel today.

“Just as healthcare institutions must coordinate efforts to thwart cyber threats, it is vital that the Department of Health and Humans Services have a coordinated plan to address threats to the data and systems used and housed by the department,” said Probst, vice president and chief information officer at Intermountain Healthcare, Salt Lake City, Utah.

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CHiME, College of Healthcare Information Management Executives, cybersecurity, H.R. 5068, HHS Data Protection Act, House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health, Marc Probst

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