3rd Party Risk Management

Healthcare Responds to Need to Improve Vendor Oversight

CISO Mitch Parker on How the Vendor Risk Management Dialogue Is Changing
Mitch Parker, CISO, Indiana University Health System

Parker will be a featured speaker at ISMG's Healthcare Security Summit in New York, to be held June 25, 2019. Get more details on his session, as well as other speakers at the New York Healthcare Security Summit.

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As regulators increasingly focus on third-party risk, healthcare organizations are entering more strategic partnerships with their critical vendors. And the effort is paying off with improved vendor risk management, says Mitch Parker, CISO of Indiana University Health System.

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Parker discusses:

  • How the vendor risk management discussion has evolved;
  • The impact of regulatory pressure;
  • CISOs' biggest obstacles to improving vendor oversight;

Parker is CISO at University of Indiana Health, Indianapolis. He formerly served as CISO at the four-hospital Temple University Health System as well as CISO for Temple's clinical faculty practice plan, Temple University Physicians. Previously, he was an information security consultant to the Defense Logistics Agency and others.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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