Redefining Secure Communications in a Pandemic World

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Date - Monday August 3rd, 2020

Time - 9-10am


It’s an unprecedented time for the healthcare/home health industry. During this time organizations/agencies are looking for cost savings options, but now, more than ever, equipping workers with the right tools to stay productive and compliant must be a priority. MultiLine, powered by Movius, provides a HIPAA-compliant texting and calling solution through a separate mobile number, allowing secure and compliant communications between caregivers and patients. So workers are provided the right tools and organizations can save budget by shifting to a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) model. In this session you will hear two MutliLine customer’s, The Counseling Source and The Children’s Home of Cincinnati, discuss why they shifted to a BYOD model, how healthcare and home health organizations are adapting to the new working environment and how MultiLine application set them up for success.


Sean Winter, VP Global Client Success, Movius, <>

Kevin Rinn, Director of IT, Lighthouse Youth Services, <>

Paul Schmid, The Counseling Source,>

SPC Webinar - Trust but Verify: How to Protect Your Organization from Third-Party Security Breaches

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In today’s global economy and highly connected system of networks, we are susceptible to any attacker from any country who has a digital path right to our doorstep. We need to work even harder to protect information that could be exposed online. That includes how we interact with third-party vendors and business associates who are obligated to safeguard our data.

Before the digital evolution of healthcare, partnerships with vendors were based on a handshake. In 2018, an astounding 20% of healthcare data breaches occur from third-party vendors. Though we have complicated business associate agreements (BAAs), which are in part meant to hold third parties accountable for how they use, store and share protected information, even BAAs are simply a piece of paper.

This presentation will offer new insights on how to think more broadly about vendor risk management, what types of data need to be protected, the types of business partners you should have agreements with, and how to build a resourced governance process that could save your organization from disastrous consequences if and when a breach does occ


Gerry Blass brings over 35 years of experience in healthcare information technology. Prior to ComplyAssistant, Gerry was the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a major healthcare system in New Jersey. As the CISO, Gerry built the HIPAA Privacy and Security programs and chaired their multidisciplinary governance team. In 2002 Gerry founded ComplyAssistant to provide software and service solutions for HIPAA and IT strategic planning. Gerry currently chairs the NJ HIMSS Privacy, Security and Compliance Committee and participates in national and local chapter events that include NY, NJ, and Delaware Valley. Gerry contributes to healthcare compliance articles and postings in various blogs and publications. Gerry shares content in HIPAA 411, a LinkedIn group he co-founded, along with many other related LinkedIn groups. Gerry is an active member and presents at industry association events with HIMSS, HFMA, AITP, NCHICA, NJPCA, NJAMHAA, and HCCA.

Robert (Bob) Babin is director of strategic initiatives and CISO at St. Peters Healthcare System in New Brunswick, NJ. Bob has over 35 years of experience in manufacturing, financial and healthcare technology, serving in various management capacities, including director, senior vice president and C-level, bringing strategic experience to information technology and operations. As CISO, he oversees efforts information security efforts around regulatory and audit compliance, policy development, technology risk mitigation, vulnerability management and administering the information security program at St. Peters. Bob holds three Masters of Science degrees in business and technology management, and has earned CISA and CISM certifications. He is an active member of ISACA, NJHIMSS, CHiME, ISSA, AEHIS, NJHA/CTISO, NHISAC, NJCCIC and MS-ISAC.


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