Overview


Free Registration is now open for the Healthcare TechSummit.
Location: Marriott Marquis Houston 
Hotel Address:  1777 Walker St, Houston, TX 77010 
Hotel Telephone: (713) 654-1777 

The Houston Healthcare TechSummit Is jam packed with mission critical content; plenty of networking time and ideas to move your company forward. The agenda features subject matter experts and thought leaders delivering short concise presentations designed to inspire, inform and educate. This conference will help you find solutions to your current headaches and plan for your organization’s future development. Register now and join your peers to get the information you need to make informed decisions on the latest trends, products and developments. Seating is limited so sign up NOW!

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Agenda Summary


9:00 am: Registration, Peer Networking
9:45 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 am: Health Care Security Essentials, Best Practices.
10:30 am: Panel Discussion: Investing in Cybersecurity: What, When and How
11:30 pm: Networking Lunch
12:30 pm: Backup and Disaster Recovery
1:00 pm: BYOD, Healthcare Strategies
1:30 pm: Cloud Principles for the Health Care Industry
2:00 pm: Closing Round Table Discussions: Medical Internet of Things (m,IoT)
2:30 pm: Reception after the Summit, Networking an Refreshment

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Date:  December 08, At the Marriott Marquis Houston
Fee:   FREE to Register (Limited Seating so Register Now).



Who should attend this summit

  • Healthcare Chief Information Officers(CIO)
  • Chief Technology Officers (CTO)
  • Chief Information Security Officers (CISO)
  • Cyber Security Professionals
  • Security Architects
  • Security Risk Managers
  • Medical Device Manufacturers
  • Biomedical Engineering Professionals
  • Compliance professional
  • Business Continuity Director


  • Summit Series Sponsors

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    Example Past Participants in Our Events


    • SelectHealth
    • Texas Health Resources
    • Epic Health Services
    • Anthem
    • AARP
    • UTSW
    • Aetna
    • Booz Allen Hamilton
    • Cigna
    • Bristol-Myers Squibb
    • Mayo Clinic
    • Adobe
    • ADP
    • Aflac
    • Johns Hopkins University
    • HHSC
    • U.S. Department of Health
    • Covenant Surgical Partners
    • Cigna Healthspring
    • Allied Group
    • CETPA
    • Humana
    • Sentara Healthcare
    • Morrison Healthcare / Compass
    • AArgus Health Systems
    • University of KS Hospital
    • APWU Health Plan
    • Kennedy Health
    • Crozer-Keystone Health System
    • UIC/UI Health Human Resources
    • Cancer Treatment Centers
    • Partners Healthcare
    • Altegra Health
    • Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
    • Emory Healthcare
    • PruittHealth

    • Bayer
    • Cooper University Health Care
    • Capgemini
    • Roche
    • Cardinal Health
    • CareMark
    • Behavioral Health Network
    • Wheeler Clinic
    • Massachusetts General Hospital
    • Seniorlink Inc.
    • Catholic Health Ststem
    • Genesis Healthcare
    • Community Health Network
    • Walgreens
    • MetroHealth
    • The Metrohealth System
    • NHS Human Services

    (and thousands of other leading companies who have attended our many conferences)


    Detailed Agenda

    9:00 AM– 9:45 AM: Registration, Breakfast , Peer Networking. Arrive to pick up your registration information and enjoy breakfast in the main meeting area while networking with your peers.

    9:45 AM– 10:00 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks. Brief introduction to the start of the summit.
     
    10:00 AM– 10:30 AM: Health Care Security Essentials, Best Practices. Healthcare organizations must balance the security, compliance, and innovation needed to succeed in the changing market. Gartner predicted that over 5 million new devices will connect every day in 2016. Many medical devices have become potential targets for cybercriminals. Concern grows for these devices and those hackers who can tamper with the operation and personal data attached to these devices. With the rapid numbers of wireless connectivity and smart phone apps, medical technology is increasingly exposed.

    11:30 AM– 12:30 PM: Panel Discussion: Investing in Cybersecurity: What, When and How Any Healthcare organization collecting, storing, and transmitting patient data is at risk, starting at the physician practices, clinics, labs, hospitals, HMOs, PPOS, and insurers. Security professionals within these organizations need to assess how cybersecurity integrates into the risk management structure, strategic priorities and business objectives of your organization. Key topics will include:

    • Risk exposure
    • Your current Security Program
    • Planning: Investments for Organizations change and growth
    • Assessment of your existing Security Investment
    • Identifying areas for improvement

    11:30 PM– 12:30 PM: Networking Lunch: Enjoy a gourmet assortment of foods and network with your peers and industry experts.

    12:30 PM– 1:00 PM: Cyber Breach Response –Disaster Recovery with Q&A
    The Healthcare sector represents a prime target for cyber criminals because of patient data. Such as social security number, insurance ID number, credit card number, address, and medical history. That information can be easily used to commit fraud, financial theft etc. Some studies suggest it takes over half a year to detect a data breach. Just alone, the reported data breach figures are astounding, that doesn’t include the organizations that may not have reported the incident, while other organizations may not even know a breach has occurred. This presentation will highlight following steps that can help your organization to create successful incident response plan and focus on what matters.

    • Plan only for incidents of concern to your business.
    • Creating a breach risk profile
    • Define your team members and their roles
    • Test and Practice your incident response plan
    • Communication Plans and Procedures

    1:00 PM– 1:30 PM: BYOD Healthcare Strategies: Healthcare providers can now access data anytime and anywhere, but with the chaos of unregulated devices and vulnerable apps constantly accessing networks across the health industries, crates a palette of security breaches, viruses, worms and intrusive malware waiting to consume the vulnerable data. Join us for this presentation on establishing acceptable procedures and support models that offer a balance for hospitals and their BYOD strategy.
    • Defining Devices
    • HIPPA Text Messaging
    • Containerization
    • Monitoring

    1:30 – 2:00 PM: Cloud Principles for the Health Care Industry The Healthcare Industry today faces the ever-changing and challenging and heavily regulated landscape of security and patient privacy issues. Across the Healthcare industry, organizations are increasingly embracing the cloud and trusting its security, confidentiality and reliability. This presentation looks at virtualization and cloud computing to provide the flexibility, productivity and cost-efficiency that help Healthcare providers meet agility and compliance goals. Review how best to protect Patient Data & Achieve HIPAA Compliance in the Cloud.

    3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Closing Round Table Discussions: Medical Internet of Things (m.IoT) Security is critical for IoT, but how big of problem is it? Devices are gathering and transmitting data across a host of platforms,in some cases,not necessary requiring user authentication. Join in on the discussion surrounding IoT Security, data privacy, telemedicine, the demand for connected devices.

    4:00 PM: End of Program. Join us for the reception after the summit. Gourmet treats and beverages will be served throughout the remainder of the afternoon.



    Date:  December 08, At the Marriott Marquis Houston
    Fee:   FREE to Register (Limited Seating so Register Now).


    It was a well-organized event. Good topics & presentations and useful information."
    - Adil Khan, IT Manager

    "Attended and I enjoyed the summit. Learned about services/technologies we could utilize at our company"
    - Ahmed Mohamed, Software Support Manager

    "The room setup was good, so was the food. Send me the next date please."
    - Bill Sandberg, CEO

    "I liked the pace the best."
    - Bob Meecham, Sr Systems Engineer

    "The agenda did have interesting topics for me...I would like to see more of these locally."
    - Bob Brown, Information Security Manager

    " I enjoyed it a lot. I look forward to next year."
    - Carter Vath, Dir. Tech Support

    "The speakers were generally very clear and concise, and presented their cases well."
    - Chas Vinal , Manager of Business Intelligence

    "Keep up the good work."
    - Damon Poremski, Network Administrator

    "I liked the various suppliers and the presentations."
    - Deborah Hayek, Sr. Manager IT

    "Each vendor had a 30-45 min opportunity to explain their market position or product."
    - Douglas Peat, Dir Infrastructure

    "I enjoyed meeting other IT people in the area and hearing the latest offerings from various vendors."
    - Elvis Huff, MIS Systems Officer

    "I liked the topics"
    - Emilio Castro, IT Executive

    "I really liked the presentations."
    - Felix Malave, IT Manager,

    "I liked the content and location was convenient."
    - Gabriel Flores, Network Manager

    "I liked the variety of presentations"
    - Greg Fleck, Manager Advanced Technology

    "I liked the choice of speaker topics."
    - Otis Curry, IS Director, Athlon Sports

    "I like the laid back atmosphere and hands-off approach by the vendors"
    - Peter Sanchez, IT Manager, Kluger

    "Seeing the new stuff from Google was quite exciting."
    - Rob Marlowe, CFO

    "I liked the vendor presentations."
    - Rodney Ingram, Technology Mgr

    "The Informational and Training are what I liked best."
    - Ryan Heard, IT Manager

    "I liked the accessibility to the sponsors and vendors, with updated and timely sessions."
    - Sid Moore, Director IT

    "There were not a large amount of Vendors in attendance. This gave us more exposure and one on one time with the attendeees."
    - Collin McDaniel, Tradeshow Manager

    " I attended and enjoyed the event. I really liked the variety of presenters."
    - Nathan Bulmon, Global Commercial Channels,

    "I attended and appreciated that there was a large turnout."
    - Justin Redifer, Product Development Engineer,

    "I liked the pace the best."
    - Bob Meecham, Sr Systems Engineer


    "I liked the content and location was convenient."
    - Gabriel Flores, Network Manager

    "I enjoyed the networking"
    - John Barry, President IT

    "I enjoyed the variery of presenters."
    - Jason Ricci, IS Manager



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