National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics

Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality and Security

Hearing on Security in Healthcare

July 14, 2021

Virtual Meeting



9:30 – 9:35 a.m. Welcome and Roll Call – Rebecca Hines, NCVHS Designated Federal Official
9:35 – 9:45 a.m. Opening Remarks – Melissa Goldstein and Jacki Monson, Co-Chairs, PCS Subcommittee
9:45 – 10:00 a.m. Overview and Framing of Current Issues
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Panel I Addressing Healthcare Security Challenges
Jacki Monson (Moderator), Co-chair, NCVHS PCS Subcommittee
Vice President, Chief Technology Risk Officer, Chief Information Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer, Sutter Health

  • Jane Wong, Chief Information Officer of UCSF Health, and Sabrina Kidd, Chief Medical Officer, UCSF Health, and John Hennelly, Sonoma Valley Hospital CEO
  • Erik Decker; Assistant Vice President/Chief Information Security Officer, Intermountain Healthcare
  • Denise Anderson, President of H-ISAC
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Break
12:00 – 1:30 p.m. Panel II State, Tribal, and other Perspectives on Healthcare Security
Denise Chrysler (Moderator), NCVHS PCS Subcommittee Member and
Director, Mid-States Region, Network for Public Health Law

  • John Guerriero, Cybersecurity Program Director – Acting, National Governors Association
  • Kevin Fu; Acting Director, Medical Device Cybersecurity and Program Director for Cybersecurity, Digital Health Center of Excellence, FDA
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Panel III Emerging Security Threats and Preparedness Across the Healthcare Industry
Nicholas L. Coussoule (Moderator), NCVHS Chair and Senior Vice President, Enterprise Business & Technology Solutions Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey

  • Suzanne Widup; Senior Analyst, Verizon Enterprise Solutions
  • Kevin Stine; Chief of the Applied Cybersecurity Division in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Information Technology Laboratory (ITL)
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 4:30 p.m. Panel IV Federal Perspectives on Security Infrastructure and Enterprise-wide Risk Management in Healthcare
Melissa Goldstein (Moderator), Co-chair, NCVHS PCS Subcommittee and Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University

  • Julie Chua; HHS Security Risk Management Division Manager, Office of Information Security (OIS) and Government Co-Lead of the 405(d) Task Group
  • Timothy Noonan, Deputy Director; Health Information Privacy Division; HHS Office for Civil Rights
4:30 – 4:45 p.m. Public Comment
4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Subcommittee Discussion: Review themes, identify potential recommendations and additional information needs
5:30 p.m. Adjourn


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