Kathryn Drake

About Kathryn Drake

Kathryn is Marketing Program Manager for CynergisTek, Inc.

Auxilio Subsidiary, CynergisTek Adds Multiple New Customers Under Recurring CAPP Program

Auxilio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AUXO), a leading provider of enterprise security and document workflow solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced that CynergisTek, a wholly owned subsidiary providing privacy, compliance and security consulting services to the healthcare industry, has added five new customers, under its Compliance Assist Partner Program (CAPP) in the first quarter of 2017.

April 24th, 2017|

Auxilio Announces New Appointment to Board of Directors

Auxilio, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AUXO), a leading provider of enterprise security and document workflow solutions for the healthcare industry, and parent company of CynergisTek, today announced that it has appointed Theresa Meadows, SVP and CIO of Texas-based Cook Children’s Health Care System, to its Board of Directors. Meadows brings more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience to her seat on the Board.

April 4th, 2017|

CynergisTek Announces New Compliance Program Effectiveness Assessment

CynergisTek announced its new Compliance Program Effectiveness Assessment (CPEA) service, which provides a comprehensive evaluation of healthcare organizations’ regulatory compliance programs. CynergisTek’s CPEA is conducted by a team of experienced consultants in accordance with rigorous procedures outlined by the Federal Sentencing Guidelines and the Health & Human Resources Office of Inspector General (OIG), as well as industry best practices.

March 22nd, 2017|

CynergisTek Releases Redspin Annual Report on the State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare

CynergisTek™, an Auxilio company (NYSE MKT: AUXO), and industry leader in health information privacy, compliance and cybersecurity, today announced the release of Redspin’s annual cybersecurity report titled, Breach Report 2016: Protected Health Information (PHI). The seventh annual report provides in-depth analysis of the causes of PHI breaches reported to the Department of Health and Human Services and the overall state of cybersecurity in healthcare.

February 15th, 2017|

HIMSS17 Preview: Hacker Demos

CynergisTek's Senior Penetration Tester John Nye provides a preview of his HIMSS17 hacker demos, "Wireless Worries", "Mobile Devices and Portable Hacks", and "The Problem with Wetware."

February 8th, 2017|

CynergisTek Wins 2017 Best in KLAS Award in Cyber Security Category

CynergisTek™, an Auxilio company (OTCQB: AUXOD), an industry leader in health information privacy, compliance and cyber security, today announced that it was ranked Best in KLAS in the Cyber Security Advisory Services category in the 2017 Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services report. This is the first time this category has been included in the Best in KLAS rankings.

January 31st, 2017|

Auxilio has Acquired Healthcare IT Security Solutions Leader, CynergisTek for up to $34.3 Million

Auxilio, Inc. (OTCQB: AUXOD), a leading provider of complete document workflow solutions and IT security services for the healthcare industry, announced today that it will acquire Austin, TX based CynergisTek, an industry leader in health information privacy, compliance and cybersecurity consulting, for initial consideration of approximately $26.8 million in combined cash, stock, and seller debt. Additional “earn outs” may be paid of up to $7.5 million over the next five years based on certain financial criteria being met. The acquisition will enable the Company to meet growing demand from healthcare customers for comprehensive IT security solutions that reduce risk and deliver long-term value.

January 17th, 2017|

CynergisTek Grows Client Base Over 25 Percent in 2016

CynergisTek, an authority in health information security, privacy and compliance, today announced exceptional growth in 2016, with a 27 percent increase in client projects. Notably, the company signed Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Baptist Health and Faith Regional Health Services; and expanded existing relationships with Asante Health System and Gibson Area Health System. The company also closed several deals with business associates in 2016, including Clearsense, DataFile Technologies and SI-BONE.

January 4th, 2017|

2016 HIPAA Privacy & Security Workshop Recap

2016 was a very busy year for healthcare IT professionals. Cyberattacks targeted at provider organizations proved that they have the capability to disrupt operations for prolonged periods of time. These attacks not only cost money to the institutions affected, but also disrupted their ability to treat and serve patients. OCR issued nearly $30M in fines during 2016 and kicked off the next round of HIPAA compliance audits for both covered entities and business associates. To help address these challenges, CynergisTek hosted 27 HIPAA Privacy and Security Workshops in various cities throughout the country.

December 19th, 2016|

Benefits of Hiring Veterans in the Healthcare Industry

Our company has many ties to the military and veterans. CynergisTek’s co-founder and CEO Mac McMillan, himself a 21 year veteran of the Marine Corps and former Director of Defense for two Defense Agencies, recently told HealthLeaders Media that veterans often bring many strengths from their time of service to the private sector workforce. “…We look for … people that can operate independently, that are responsible, that we can trust, that we can expect to do the right thing. What

November 11th, 2016|