2018 Winner Profile

NorthShore University HealthSystem

Adam Page

COMPANY WHERE WON: NorthShore University HealthSystem

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: NorthShore's Health Information Technology and Clinical Engineering departments collaborated to improve the security evaluation and onboarding process of medical devices. A detailed process and assessment form was documented and communicated that allows teams to understand risks prior to purchasing and installing medical devices. Awareness is raised with operational stakeholders and vendors are pressured to comply with security controls. A risk summary is presented to the HIT Security Committee where mitigation controls are agreed to and approvals, exceptions, and action plans are documented.

INDUSTRY: Healthcare Industry