Kathy Jobes has over 25 years of experience working in healthcare; beginning her career in hospital operations, she worked in clinical, financial and IT roles before settling in IT security.
Ms. Jobes implemented her first IT Security program at Shands HealthCare, a not-for-profit health system, in 1999. In 2006 she was recruited to Bon Secours Health System, Inc., a not-for-profit faith based health system, to develop a centralized enterprise IT Security program.
Today, as the Vice President Chief Information Security Officer at OhioHealth she is responsible for providing IT Security executive leadership and vision in the areas of Identity and Access Management (IAM), Security Risk Management, Governance, HIPAA, and Assurance and Threat Management.
Ms. Jobes earned her B.S. in Health Sciences / Health Care Administration from the University of West Florida, and holds a certificate in Medical Informatics. Kathy is a skilled and experienced security and risk management executive with proven expertise in developing, implementing and leading effective and efficient security compliance programs. She has published and presented multiple times on the topic of IT Security and privacy in healthcare and the electronic medical record.