Thursday, October 25, 2012

#Health2STAT Cyber secure your medical practice - a training game on HealthIT.Gov

More from #Health2STAT in Bethesda

A presentation from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT

Avatar Based Security Training Game (Co-Speaker Presentation)

Will Phelps, MS, is the IT Security Specialist at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), and currently works in the Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO) where he leads several projects on mobile device security and risk management and mitigation for physician practices. He has more than 11 years of extensive experience in leading major tasks and programs for the federal government, and commercial clients. His background includes experience in leading the design, development and implementation of high-performance technology solutions. He has created and managed corporate and government-wide information technology, security, compliance, assurance and risk management programs as well as has implemented these initiatives across private and government organizations. His information security experience encompasses HIPAA, NIST, DITSCAP, FISMA, FISCAM, OMB and other federal guidance requirements for information security.


Laura Rosas serves as a Privacy and Security Professional at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Office of the Chief Privacy Officer (OCPO). She has broad and deep experience in healthcare, especially public health, privacy and security, health information technology, Meaningful Use, EHRs, HIE, health policy, management and patient safety. In her role with OCPO, she provides expertise on the privacy and security issues related to EHR implementation. She serves as a subject matter expert and ONC lead on the REC Community of Practice. She also leads on strategy for provider outreach, education and training on privacy and security. She has been instrumental in co-leading the development of security-focused, interactive video training games to engage healthcare practitioners and educate them on security awareness. 

Cybersecure your medical practice.

Developed a series of games to train Providers and Staff.

Information Security Awareness is a requirement of HIPAA

Teaches provides safe best practices.

The game is available on

The game looks to be fun and informative but I thought I spotted an error in one of the answers. :)