Opportunities, Threats and Innovations in Healthcare IOT; Outlook for 2020

November 6, 11:00am, CST - 5:00pm, CST

Midwest Gateway Chapter of HIMSS Presents

Opportunities, Threats and Innovations in Healthcare IOT

Outlook for 2020


An exciting new program on the IoT in Healthcare Technology


November 6, 2019


Schneider APC Innovation Executive Briefing Center

807 Corporate Center Drive
O’Fallon, Missouri


In this timely educational event, experts in healthcare innovation and cybersecurity will show the opportunities and risks you need to be aware of, from threat assessments to recovery from an attack, including governance and compliance.



11.30pm - 1.00pm Registration, Networking, Lunch and Visit Exhibits

1.00pm - 1.15pm Welcome Comments from Chapter President


Director IS and HIPPA Security Officer

Washington University School of Medicine

1:15pm – 2:00pm Cutting Edge Innovation in Healthcare IT


Director, Privacy and Security, HIMSS

2:00pm – 2.45pm Cybersecurity and Threats in Healthcare IT

Joseph Susai, Director, Enterprise Information Risk and Cybersecurity

SSM Health

2.45pm – 3:15pm Virtual Presentation of the Connected Patient Room – Schneider Team

The integrated healthcare facility infrastructure and the impact it has on the patient experience, safety and reliability and operational efficiency.

3.15pm – 4.15pm Tour Instructions – Scott Rich and Schneider Team

A. Software and Data Management: Knowing and understanding your distributed assets

B. Power: Applications that support 100% uptime

C. Prefabricated Systems: Future and disaster recovery IT deployments

4.15pm Happy Hour in Exhibits Foyer

5.00pm Exhibits Close


Who should attend: Hospital CIOs, CMIOs, IT Directors, Security Officers

Free for HIMSS Midwest Gateway Chapter Members

All others $35.00

Register at this link: http://bit.ly/2BdCitb


About the Program


Cutting Edge Innovation in Healthcare IT

This presentation will discuss the following:

  • The recent findings of the 2019 US Department of Homeland Security Analytic Exchange Program Vulnerabilities of Healthcare Information Technology Systems team on patient safety and cybersecurity will be discussed. Hear about how operational technology and information technology are converging and what you can do to ensure safe and secure operations.

  • Hear about cutting edge innovation (micro-electromechanical systems “MEMS”, artificial intelligence, augmented reality, and other disruptive technologies) and the respective security challenges. Understand the current and future state of innovation and countervailing threats.

  • Learn about the cybersecurity trends both past and present. Additionally, findings from the 2019 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey will be discussed.

Lee Kim is the Director of Privacy and Security at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) North America. Kim’s roles include subject matter expert, public policy professional, and analyst. Kim is a member of the US Department of Homeland Security Analytic Exchange Program. Kim is an AV Preeminent peer review rated attorney in healthcare and intellectual property law.

Kim authors domestic and international works on topics which include information privacy, cybersecurity, law, and public policy. Kim's publication credits include GCN, ABA, Digital Health Legal, Nursing Management, and the California Continuing Education of the Bar.

Kim presents before a variety of audiences—technical, non-technical, and legal—for entities which include ABA, CERT/CC, Cisco, ICSJWG, FDA, NIST, OCR/HHS, Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Taskforce, (ISC)², PBI, RSNA, SANS, Sectra AB, Strafford, and Verizon.

Kim is a licensed attorney in the District of Columbia and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and a registered patent attorney with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Kim’s professional work experience includes system, network, database, and web administration and legal experience in the fields of intellectual property, information technology, privacy, cybersecurity, healthcare law, and EU GDPR.

Cybersecurity and Threats in Healthcare IT

In this presentation, you will learn more about:

  • The Objective, Behavior, Motives, Methods, and Exploits observed in health care and other sectors.

  • Open discussion on the general cybersecurity risk within the health care and the latest dark web activities.

  • Despite claims that ransomware attacks were in decline, learn about the continuous prevalence of ransomware activities targeting the health care sector, and observed business email compromise (BEC) exploits.

Joe Susai is the Director of Information Security at SSM Health a Catholic, not-for-profit health system serving the comprehensive health needs of communities across OK, IL, MO and WI through one of the largest integrated delivery systems in the nation.

Joe is responsible for strategic and operational oversight for building and managing the IT security framework, program, incident response and policies at SSM Health.

Joe brings in 25 plus years of experience in IT Infrastructure and Security covering Finance, Hospitality and Healthcare sectors.

Joe has successfully managed various IT and security projects that includes, datacenter design/migration, VoIP design/implementation, data network design/implementation and various security projects such as Firewall Services, IDS/IPS, Content Filtering, SEIM, DLP and more.

Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a master’s in management.


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