Alex Alexander

Executive Director of Research and Innovation, Alberta Health Services

Government of Alberta


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Day 1: Dec 2, 2020

3:00 pm

3:00 pm

CASE STUDY: PUBLIC SECTOR HEALTH DATA

Strengthening Health Analytics in Alberta with a Data Access Safe Haven

There is an increased focus on working cross-ministry to create efficiencies in policy and program development. Improve data accessibility and enable more effective cross-sharing while reducing duplication and red tape associated with data access. Source practical tips to:

  • Efficiently meet access demands with a single federated approach
  • Minimize resource requirements and ensure legislative and privacy requirements are met
  • Heighten collaboration by driving a cultural change through open information sharing

Enhance your approach to safe data access.

Day 2: Dec 3, 2020

10:00 am

10:00 am

OPENING KEYNOTE: CYBER SECURITY

Optimize your Cyber Strategy to Reduce the Risk of Growing Attacks

Healthcare-related cyber-attacks can be attributed to several factors, including inadequate cybersecurity training and the lack of a solid, proactive attack strategy. Minimize the risk of a breach with the latest evolving security methods and the implementation of a business continuity plan. Develop a blueprint to:

  • Improve employee awareness with continued HIPAA compliance training
  • Bolster your security strategy by creating a BCP with a solid disaster recovery plan
  • Adopt two-factor authentication technology to cost effectively reduce risk and safeguard PHI

Take proactive steps to safeguard your PHI and decrease cyber risk.