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PHIT Circle – Cybersecurity in Health Care

Chris Witt moderated a panel of local thought leaders at the October 19, 2017 PHIT Circle event – Cybersecurity in Health Care: Where Patient Data Encounters the Vulnerabilities of the Dark Web. The panel included: Mark Eggleston (CISO – Health Plan Partners) Kevin Hyde (Managing Director – Layer 8 Security) Dave Snyder (CISO – IBX) […]

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PAMGMA – IT Security Panel Discussion

Chris Witt was invited to participate on the IT Security Panel Discussion at the PA MGMA Annual Conference held on May 4, 2017. Chris was joined by: Brian J. Courtney (The Safegard Group, Inc.) Chris Campbell (Cardiology Consultants of Philadelphia) Anne Winner (Chubb) Tweet Post to LinkedIn

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PACT – Navigating Risk

Chris Witt was invited to be part of the speaking panel at PACT’s Digital Health Half-Day Summit on March 17, 2016. The topic was Navigating Risk and covered the basics of cybersecurity, liability, data, compliance, and regulatory concerns that innovators and entrepreneurs must address when developing and pitching their product. Chris was joined by: Mark […]

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DVHIMSS – Security Incidence Response

Chris Witt was invited by Delaware Valley HIMSS to speak on their April 5, 2016 webinar titled Security Incidence Response: Taking the lead rather than being taken hostage. Chris was joined by Lisa Clark (Duane Morris) and Michael McKinley (Allied InfoSecurity). Tweet Post to LinkedIn

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Healthcare Business Today

Chris Witt was published on Healthcare Business Today. The very popular article, HIPAA vs The Cloud, discusses the challenges healthcare organizations face when looking to a future in the public cloud. Read the article. Tweet Post to LinkedIn

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Executive Insight

Chris Witt was published in Executive Insight magazine. The article entitled, The Cloud Contract talks of the key elements needed for executing a move to the public cloud. Read the article Tweet Post to LinkedIn

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“Cloud-based” Electronic Health Records

“Cloud-based” Electronic Health Records Chris Witt, discusses the benefits and considerations of “cloud-based” Electronic Health Records and other services for physician practices. Chances are you’ve heard about “cloud computing.” But what does this term mean, and why is it important for your practice? In this video interview using Skype, Chris Witt, CEO of Philadelphia-based WAKE […]

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HIPAA vs. the Cloud

HIPAA vs. the Cloud By Chris Witt If you are involved in HIT, you know all about HIPAA and the responsibility it puts on organizations to protect patient information. In HIPAA’s early days, there were only general guidelines and required outcomes to help direct IT departments in reaching compliance. The fact that most organizations maintained […]

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Do I Need A Data Center?

Do I Need A Data Center? By Chris Witt, WAKE TSI If you still own your own data center and this question has not already crossed your mind, then you might be spending more money than you need, subjecting your organization to unnecessary risk, or both. Your data center is the foundation for your entire […]

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Key attributes of solid contracts and SLAs for cloud hosting in health care

Key attributes of solid contracts and SLAs for cloud hosting in health care By Chris Witt, President and Co-Founder, WAKE TSI In my earlier entries, we discussed the pros and cons of using public cloud computing in the delivery of health care computing services and the key elements for executing a move to the public […]

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