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We invite you to attend CTEK Knowledge Share Series, a three-hour, educational event focused on privacy, security, and compliance in healthcare on Tuesday, December 3rd in Portland, OR. Industry experts David Holtzman and David Finn 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 Holtzman’s past experience as an OCR advisor and David Finn’s 30 years of experience in privacy and security (including time spent as a CIO and Privacy Officer at a children’s hospital). The duo will also use firsthand examples from recent events, best practices, and approaches that we have seen from working with healthcare organizations of all sizes. Attendees can earn up to three CEUs for attending.*

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Topics Include:

Privacy, Security, and Compliance Challenges for Healthcare

New Privacy Laws and What They May Mean for You

OCR & CMS Investigations and How to Respond

Cybersecurity Threats and Trends Across the Healthcare Industry

Medical Device and IoT Device Security Best Practices

Real-World Examples of Recent Incidents and Some Key Takeaways from Each

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

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
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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David FinnExecutive Vice President, Strategic Innovations
David has been involved in leading the planning, management, and control of enterprise-wide, mission-critical information technology and business processes for more than 30 years. His unique experience in risk management and control objectives of technology (including audit, security, and privacy) allows him a distinctive perspective in the design and implementation of business applications and the processes that the technology must support. David is focused on using technology as an enabler of operating efficiency and deriving business value through the optimization and control of technology. He is known for creatively engaging all types of audiences, conveying messages that even change-resistant users listen to and remember. David is a member of the Health Management Technology Editorial Advisory Board.

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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.