ORG Duke University Title BIO Mr. Kirby has spent over thirty years in various roles involving innovation in the use of information technology in healthcare. He has held positions of responsibility in the corporate information systems. At Duke University Health System his roles included: Information Security Officer, TeleHealth Director, Director of the Center for Information Technology Innovation, and DUHS Y2K Project Director . He works with many state, national, and international organizations to envision, prototype, and develop various forms of innovative information technology. Mr. Kirby was a seminal figure in a collaboration among Academic Medical Centers to develop the Guidelines for AMCs on Security and Privacy. He co-chairs the Academic Medical Center Privacy and Security Conference series. He served as the co-chair of the HIPAA task force for NCHICA (the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communication Alliance) from 1999 to 2004. Mr. Kirby provides consulting in information security and privacy and emerging information technology as part of Kirby Information Management Consulting LLC. See KirbyIMC.com. Mr. Kirby is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the, Division of Medical Informatics, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from West Virginia University and a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and holds the HIMSS/AHIMA CHPS certificate and the CISSP certificate from ISC2. Current Activities Mr. Kirby provides consulting in information security and privacy and innovative information technology as part of Kirby Information Management Consulting LLC. See KirbyIMC.com . Customers include healthcare enterprises and healthcare information technology vendors of all sizes and types. Mr. Kirby has authored a commercial security toolkit for small medical practices and presents regularly at healthcare and IT industry conferences. Mr. Kirby is a board member of NCHICA (the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communication Alliance)where he contributes his time to foster projects that improve healthcare through the use of information technology.