Healthcare Responds to Need to Improve Vendor OversightCISO Mitch Parker on How the Vendor Risk Management Dialogue Is Changing
As regulators increasingly focus on third-party risk, healthcare organizations are entering more strategic partnerships with their critical vendors. And the effort is paying off with improved vendor risk management, says Mitch Parker, CISO of Indiana University Health System.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Parker discusses:
- How the vendor risk management discussion has evolved;
- The impact of regulatory pressure;
- CISOs' biggest obstacles to improving vendor oversight;
Parker is CISO at University of Indiana Health, Indianapolis. He formerly served as CISO at the four-hospital Temple University Health System as well as CISO for Temple's clinical faculty practice plan, Temple University Physicians. Previously, he was an information security consultant to the Defense Logistics Agency and others.