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Health Care & Cybersecurity: A Powerful Combination

Mintz, ML Strategies, & Zingbox


Date: June 19, 2019

Time: 8:00AM - 11:00AM (EST)

Location: Washington, DC

The adoption of connected medical devices and the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has both enhanced the quality of patient care and increased the vulnerability of health care organizations. Sophisticated cyberattacks on hospitals and health systems threaten patient safety and impose substantial financial costs. Join ML Strategies, Mintz, and Zingbox for a discussion on the policy and operational challenges for health care organizations and recommendations for accelerating the public and private response.

Share in discussions with Suzanne Schwartz, Acting Deputy Center Director for Science at the FDA’s Center for Devices & Radiological Health, Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) from leading hospitals, and experienced security colleagues on the current landscape, strategic goals, and lessons learned from their own organization’s medical device security journey.

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Suzanne Schwartz

Acting Deputy Center Director for Science and Acting Director, Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation, FDA Center for Devices & Radiological Health

Anahi Santiago

Chief Information Security Officer, Christiana Care Health System

Inhel Rekik

Director of Health Technology Security, MedStar Health

Dave Summitt

Chief Information Security Officer, Moffitt Cancer Center

Nick Leiserson

Legislative Director, Rep. Jim Langevin (D-RI)

Matt McMurray

Legislative Assistant, Rep. Robin Kelly (D-IL)
Christian Tamotsu Fjeld is a Vice President of ML Strategies in the firm’s Washington, DC office. He assists a variety of clients in their interactions with the federal government.
Alexander Hecht is Executive Vice President & Director of Operations of ML Strategies, Washington, DC. He's an attorney with over a decade of senior-level experience in Congress and trade associations. Alex helps clients with regulatory and legislative issues, including health care and technology.