Originally published to Authority Magazine – Medium on November 4, 2020 

The U.S. healthcare landscape is one of extremes. We have state of the art facilities using robotics, machine learning and AI. At the same time, we have rural physicians treating people out of the back of their trucks. The social determinants of health in the U.S. are astounding. The zip code in which a person is born can set the course for that person’s health for the rest of his life. In the U.S., geography influences health as much as genes.

As a part of my interview series with leaders in healthcare, I had the pleasure to interview Chris Bowen, Founder and Chief Privacy & Security Officer at ClearDATA.

Chris Bowen is Founder and Chief Privacy & Security Officer at ClearDATA. He leads ClearDATA’s privacy, security and compliance strategies as well as advises on the security and privacy risks faced by customers, including healthcare payers, providers, life science companies, and innovators from the Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe. Chris also leads ClearDATA’s global security risk consulting practice. A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT) from the IAPP, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) from (ISC)2, Chris is an expert on patient privacy and health data security.

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