As Editor in Chief, Fred coordinates Health Data Management’s editorial operations, with oversight of digital news, print publications and special projects. Fred was most recently senior director of communications at the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), an organization of health care CIOs and other IT professionals, where he produced research reports and supported CHIME’s education and certification efforts. He also has an extensive background in covering healthcare IT. Follow Fred at @fbazzoli on Twitter, or contact him at email@example.com.
The fact that clinical care can grind to a halt because of a ransomware event, and also impact revenue streams as well, has raised awareness that such incidents represent a business risk that needs an organization-wide response.
Data exchange among healthcare organizations has achieved increased importance as many in the regulatory sphere now recognize the importance of ensuring the free flow of information among all constituents.