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A Conversation with Scott Ruthe, Vice President of Network and Security, CIOX Health

In the era of consistent cyberattacks against healthcare providers, the release of information (ROI) process between providers and key external stakeholders is a top risk management concern for IT security teams. Safeguarding protected health information (PHI) and developing a risk management strategy is of paramount importance in these exchanges.

In this article Scott Ruthe, vice president of network and security at CIOX Health, answers a few questions on the importance of securing PHI during the release of information (ROI) process and how CIOX Health’s approach addresses potential risk concerns. Click here to read the article.

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