Chris Bowen Panel Spring Conference 2014

Chris Bowen Founder ClearDATA Networks
Chris Bowen is a Founder of ClearDATA Networks and serves as its Chief Privacy Officer and Senior Vice President of Professional Services. He is a managed services and experienced operations and compliance executive providing privacy and security guidance to large hospital systems, software companies, and healthcare executives throughout the nation. He runs all operations for ClearDATA’s Security Risk, and Professional Services divisions. These divisions perform hundreds of Security Risk Assessments per year, and provide leadership and resources that deliver specialized applications that make healthcare better.

He is one of 3,355 Certified Information Privacy Professionals in the United States (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and one of only 1,113 worldwide with the CIPP/IT certification.

Prior to founding ClearDATA, he founded DirectClarity, a healthcare application services company, which was acquired by ClearDATA. This division still provides application and consulting services to large hospitals, medical groups and healthcare-related software providers throughout the US under his direction. As a founder of ClearDATA, Mr. Bowen shared the vision of providing secure, HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting and information security services to the healthcare industry.

Mr. Bowen speaks throughout the nation about navigating healthcare policy and IT security challenges such as mobile device management, population management via clinical integration and Accountable Care Organizations, HIPAA, and cloud computing. He is also a contributing author to the Privacy Series published by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

He understands how to marry public policy with specific technology and operational requirements. Formerly Chris was actively involved in public policy and politics at the national and state levels. After successfully running congressional campaigns, he later completed his MBA at ASU’s WP Carey School of Business while serving as a top advisor to the Arizona Speaker of the House. While employed by the House he was appointed by the Speaker to represent him on the Arizona Internet Privacy Committee, and subcommittee on voter privacy.

Mr. Bowen is a member of the Arizona Health Lawyers Association, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and WEDI.

About ClearDATA
ClearDATA Networks, Inc. is the market leader for healthcare cloud computing and information security services for healthcare providers, software vendors and VARs, and 100% dedicated to the healthcare field. ClearDATA' s HealthDATA Suite of Cloud Computing Solutions enable providers to fully automate, protect, and securely manage healthcare medical records, applications, IT infrastructure and digital storage. The company provides HITECH HIPAA-compliant cloud hosting of infrastructure with managed services, offsite backup and disaster recovery, medical image backup and VNA, healthcare information security and world-class support.