MEDHOST Welcomes its New Chief Information Security Officer

Michael Johnson brings to MEDHOST decades of extensive healthcare information security experience

FRANKLIN, Tenn. – November 8, 2018 – MEDHOST, Inc., a provider of market-leading enterprise and departmental healthcare engagement solutions, welcomes Michael Johnson as the new Chief Information Security Officer.

In this role Michael will be responsible for aligning and overseeing security and networking initiatives as related to enterprise programs and business objectives. He will play a pivotal role in further strengthening the security of our customers’ information assets and technologies, and furthering MEDHOST’s efforts to protect its own data.

Michael brings 20+ years of IT and security experience to MEDHOST. He spent the last 8 years at Community Health Systems (CHS) in various information security roles—most recently as the the Senior Director of Cybersecurity. Prior to his time with CHS he spent 10 years with HCA as a consulting engineer. Michael has also served 14 years in the United States Army Reserves and Tennessee National Guard.

“We’re excited for Michael to be part of the MEDHOST Team, said Jason Myers, Chief Information Officer at MEDHOST. “MEDHOST takes the security of its assets, technologies and its customers’ data very seriously. It was critically important to us to find somebody with extensive experience and an exceptional record in the information security field, specially in healthcare, and we have found that in Michael.”

 

About MEDHOST

MEDHOST has been providing products and services to healthcare facilities of all types and sizes for over 30 years. Today, more than 1,000 healthcare facilities are partnering with MEDHOST and enhancing their patient care and operational excellence with its clinical and financial solutions, which include a fully-integrated EHR solution. MEDHOST also offers a comprehensive emergency department information system with business and reporting tools. Additionally, its unparalleled support and hosting solutions make it easy to focus on what’s important for healthcare facilities: their patients and business.  Connect with MEDHOST on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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Enterprise Brand Manager
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