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2023 ACCE CE-IT Symposium (pre-HIMSS23)

Topic: Securing IoMT Proactively - Collaboration Between Information Technology and Clinical Engineering Professionals

Date/Time: Monday, April 17, 2023 / 8:30am - 4:30pm
Location:    Hyatt Regency McCormick Place
                    West Building / Level 1/ Grant Park D (CC12D)
                    2233 South Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago IL 60616

Description: Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices continue their rapid expansion in various healthcare settings. While this exciting technology evolution provides opportunities for new clinical workflows and patient care applications, it also introduces new technology management challenges and the potential for cybersecurity risks. 
Clinical Engineering and IT play a central role in ensuring IoMT expansion is appropriately managed and that the related cybersecurity risks are identified, assessed, and controlled. This however is not an easy feat in practice. Proactively securing IoMT is a formidable challenge for any healthcare organization. A successful IoMT security program involves not only the right technologies, but the right personnel, expertise, and processes to ensure long term success. 
Join this ACCE HIMSS CE/IT symposium to learn more about proactively securing IoMT, get tips on CE/IT collaboration, hear from industry thought leaders, and get involved with some hands-on learning through cybersecurity table top exercises. 

​ 8:45AM - 9:00AM​ Symposium Introduction/Opening (Juuso Leinonen)
​ 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Keynote – Turning the Tide: Developing Clinicians Cyber Safety Partnerships

Speaker:  Dr. Christian “Quaddi” Dameff, Chair and Co-founder @cfameddmd; Assistant Professor at UC San Diego

Clinicians are often seen as barriers to cyber secure medical device design, procurement, deployment, and use. It doesn't have to be this way. Join Dr. Christian Dameff MD as he discusses ways to transform clinical collogues from cyber skeptics to cyber safety champions for your organization.​
​ 10:00AM - 10:15AM ​Break
 10:15AM - 11:15AM
Medical device Security - Why is it so hard, and what can you do about it.

Speaker: Phil Englert, Health-ISAC
The spectrum of technologies supporting health care is staggering, and medical devices are a large part of the complex ecosystem delivering patient care. The things medical devices enable caregivers to do is genuinely awe-inspiring. This diversity of technology is also more connected than ever before. Healthcare is an information business, and medical device technology generates much of the data supporting patient care. The burden of ensuring this technology remains safe to use, protects patient data, and is available when needed, falls squarely on the shoulders of HTM staff. As bad actors crank up attacks on healthcare, HTM staff increasingly take on cybersecurity responsibility. This extra duty may seem daunting, but HTM staff are more prepared than they realize. This session will discuss the challenges of securing medical devices and what HTM staff can do to reduce the threat surface, limit the blast radius, and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of response and recovery activities for their organization.
 11:15 AM - 11​:40 AM
Join us to congratulate the 2023 ACCE/HIMSS Excellence in CE-IT Synergies Award recipient, Paul Sherman
​ 11:40 AM - 1:00 PM ​Lunch
​ 1:05PM - 2:05PM
Medical Device cybersecurity risk assessment to secure implementation – One HDO’s multi-year journey

Speaker: Shawn Anderson, Manager, Intermountain Health Cybersecurity Architecture
Intermountain Health has been on a multi-year journey to mature its medical device cybersecurity program. We still have a long way to go but we would like to share with you where we are today and what we did to get here. In this session I’ll show you how Intermountain Cybersecurity conducts risk assessments for medical devices, analyzes controls, and ultimately generates a technical implementation guide used by the boots-on-the-ground (i.e., all y’all in the audience!). Lively discussion and interaction is encouraged​​.

​ 2:05PM - 2:20PM ​Break
​ 2:20PM - 4:20PM
Table top ​exercises

Learning from Cy​bersecurity TTE as an HTM/CE-IT Professional to Achieve 3C’s Effectively
Speakers: Mark Elliott, Director of Solutions Engineering at Asimily, Eric Maze, Medical Device Security Engineer, Rush University Medical Center
Industry renowned experts from Asimily and Rush University Medical Center will discuss the essential components of incident response & management. Speakers will overview a cybersecurity tabletop exercise with medical device scenarios and injects. The TTE will focus on how teams communicate, coordinate, and collaborate to play abridged and accelerated cyberattack scenarios. The speakers will provide scenarios, gather audiences' responses, and discuss roles and responsibilities that are likely to follow a targeted cyberattack. As healthcare delivery organizations improve their security posture and align IoMT cybersecurity processes, information presented in this session will help HTM/CE-IT professionals assess their cyber readiness around a hypothetical cyberattack.​
​ 4:20PM - 4:30PM ​Closing
Special Thanks to our Co-Sponsors
Platinum      Asimily
Gold     Medigate by Claroty

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