EHNAC Executive Director Joins Speaker Lineup for the American Journal of Managed Care’s 7th Live Meeting of the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition

FARMINGTON, Conn., April 10, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) announced today that Executive Director Lee Barrett will join an impressive lineup of industry experts for the American Journal of Managed Care’s 7th Live Meeting of the ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition taking place this May 4-5, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ. Barrett will address cybersecurity threats facing emerging delivery models as it relates to merit-based incentive payment systems, or MIPS on Thursday, May 4, beginning 4:00 pm MT. Following his cybersecurity session, Barrett will join a panel discussion where the topic of data security will be discussed.

“As cyber-attacks continue to rise across the healthcare industry, coming together for such a timely event to share best practices and better understand these threats are crucial to an organization’s ability to strengthen and secure their data exchange platforms,” said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “More than ever, accountable care organizations and other healthcare stakeholders need to be informed of ways they can mitigate risks of a cyber-attack or breach by addressing the security, privacy and confidentiality needed when exchanging patient data.”

American Journal of Managed Care’s ACO & Emerging Healthcare Delivery Coalition enables participants to collaborate and share best practices regarding the current and evolving healthcare delivery models to build proactive strategies and solutions. The May event will offer unique perspectives from industry leaders as well as real world examples that address the vast array of issues relating to emerging delivery models. Details on Barrett’s sessions as well as a complete conference agenda can be found here.

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include accountable care organizations, data registries, electronic health networks, EPCS vendors, e-prescribing solution providers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, health information service providers, management service organizations, medical billers, outsourced service providers, payers, practice management system vendors and third-party administrators. The Commission is an authorized HITRUST CSF Assessor, making it the only organization with the ability to provide both EHNAC accreditation and HITRUST CSF certification.

EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. Guided by peer evaluation, the EHNAC accreditation process promotes quality service, innovation, cooperation and open competition in healthcare. To learn more, visit, contact, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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Source: EHNAC