How to Protect "Big Data" in Healthcare: Register Now to Learn How at Industry Forum, March 12-13

Participants Will Learn to Customize Security Initiatives to Protect PHI at Forum "Turning PHI Security Into a Competitive Advantage"; Friday is Last Day to Register

Feb 28, 2013, 11:50 ET from PHI Protection Network

PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Data breaches are a growing and alarming trend. Half of healthcare organizations experienced more than five data breaches of patient data during the past two years, according to the recent Ponemon Institute report. The must-attend industry forum, Turning PHI Security Into a Competitive Advantage—to be held March 12-13, 2013 in Boston—is tailored to healthcare organizations looking at ways to better protect the big data they manage and learn how to customize security initiatives to protect protected health information (PHI). Register now by visiting Turning PHI Security Into a Competitive Advantage or Friday, March 1 is the last day to register.

What: Two-day forum Turning PHI Security Into a Competitive Advantage. The forum will provide hands-on information for attendees to understand PHI's true value to their organization, appropriate levels of PHI protection investments and the ROI of those investments. Additionally, attendees will learn about the latest PHI protection technology, real-world scenarios and the three major domains of PHI security breaches.

When: March 12-13, 2013

Where: Royal Sonesta Hotel, 40 Edwin Land Blvd., Cambridge, MA 02142

Website and registration:

Who: The forum, sponsored by the PHI Protection Network (PPN), is open to anyone responsible for managing protected health information, overseeing patient records, privacy, or data security at hospitals and healthcare organizations, including CISOs, CIOs, IT security, privacy and compliance personnel.

About PHI Protection Network (PPN)
PPN is an interactive network of PHI protectors and solutions providers. This cross-industry group was formed to help expedite the adoption of PHI best practice. Many members contributed to the report The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security—calling for enhanced security to safeguard protected health information--issued in March 2012 with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), via its Identity Theft Prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel (IDSP), in partnership with The Shared Assessments Program, and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA).

SOURCE PHI Protection Network