Author: Barry Wightman

Understanding HIPAA-Compliant Cloud Options for Health IT

Forward Health Group's Chief Technical Officer, Jeff Thomas, MS, CISSP, discusses the ins and outs of remaining HIPAA- compliant in the cloud. “Organizations should always be leery of any vendor selling a HIPAA-compliant solution,” said Thomas. “Even if a cloud solution enables you to use it in a compliant manner doesn’t...

Madison BioHealth Confab: More Data Sharing is a Good Thing

Collaborate, even as you compete, and all will benefit — that was the message keynote speaker Mark Freitas brought to the 2016 Wisconsin BioHealth Summit at the Overture Center last week. Data sharing among health care organizations can lead to lower medical costs and better health for the general...

Michael Barbouche on How Population Health Influences Network Constructs

Forward Health Group Founder/CEO Michael Barbouche, in an article published on Advance Healthcare Network, talks about how population health affects the shifting roles in the management of clinical networks: "There are two constructs of care networks. One is the network analysis and perspective of a group of...

Ed Skaife is Runner Up in International Cybersecurity Award

Health care cybersecurity has a bright future! Forward Health Group's Systems Administrator/IT Security, Ed Skaife CEH, CPT, is the Runner Up from (ISC)²® (“ISC-squared”) - the International Up-and-Coming Information Security Professional award. In a gala event in Orlando celebrating the accomplishments of private and public sector industry...