TROY, Mich. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals announced today that the company’s director, IT Security and Risk Services, Jeff Bell, has been named chairperson of the Healthcare Information Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Privacy and Security committee. Bell, a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), has served as a member of the committee whose mission is to guide implementation of strategic initiatives that promote the privacy and security of healthcare information and management systems, for the past year.
“Patient data security and privacy breaches are happening too frequently and that’s why CareTech has dedicated resources to reducing the risks for our hospital clients,” said Jim Giordano, president and CEO, CareTech Solutions. “The HIMSS Privacy and Security Committee is dedicated to that too and its an honor that the CareTech team was tapped to lead this important committee.”
Today, Bell is presenting, “Privacy and Security in Healthcare: Trends and Strategies in Risk Management” at the HIMSS Virtual Conference “Accelerating Health IT Transformation: The Road Ahead”. For more information see: http://himssvirtual.com.
About CareTech Solutions
CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems, creating value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving the patient experience while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012 and 2013 IT Partial Outsourcing Award as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respective annual ''Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services'' report.
For more information, please visit www.caretech.com.