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The CyberPHIx: A Meditology Services Podcast


Feb 7, 2018

Mergers, acquisitions and divestiture have become widespread among health firms.  These events have a major impact on day-to-day privacy and data security programs. In this podcast, two veteran data security and privacy experts from Tivity Health (formerly Healthways), help security teams prepare for these events by sharing first-hand experiences on maintaining and migrating data privacy and data security programs following a divestiture and reorganization. Listen now to hear as Tivity Health’s Jana Courmier, VP of Privacy, Compliance & Accreditation and Paul Wolf, Information Security Officer outline topics such as: maintaining security controls and processes, managing personnel and reduction in staff and communicating effectively with clients.

Show Notes:

  • Introduction
  • 1:45 Consolidation in the Industry
  • 2:45 Challenges with changes in business structures
  • 3:35 Migration from ‘what was’ to ‘what is’
  • 4:10 Keeping teams in place during big moves
  • 6:04 Learning to do more with existing teams
  • 8:40 Communication through transition
  • 11:20 In-flight projects: How to prioritize during transitions
  • 13:40 Benefits of change
  • 16:50 Keeping morale up
  • 19:55 Preparation is key to successful transitions
  • 23:21 Key take-aways for episode
  • 24:20 Next episode introduction