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Censinet Adds Former Intermountain Healthcare CISO Karl West to Advisory Board

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Nationally-Recognized Healthcare Executive Adds Strategic and Technology Expertise and Guidance Across Cybersecurity, Governance, Compliance, Privacy, and Risk Management to the Company

Censinet, the leading provider of healthcare IT risk solutions, today announced that Karl West, the former Chief Information Security Officer of Information Systems at Intermountain Healthcare, has joined the Company’s Advisory Board. The Censinet Advisory Board, an active group of healthcare provider CIOs, CISOs, and industry leaders from third-party vendors, advises the Company on strategic corporate and product initiatives.

"We are honored that Karl has joined the Censinet Advisory Board in support of our vision to take risk out of healthcare," said Ed Gaudet, CEO and Founder of Censinet, Inc. "As a former CISO and Censinet customer, Karl brings a unique perspective and broad range of strategic risk and security knowledge, experience and thought leadership that aligns well with our vision and mission in healthcare."

"I am pleased to join the Censinet Advisory Board," said Karl West. "Censinet solves a critical problem for every provider and has an opportunity to truly transform the way we manage and operationalize risk across the healthcare industry."

For more than 30 years, Karl West has been involved in information technology and security. West was the former CISO at Intermountain Healthcare, a Utah-based not-for-profit healthcare system with more than 41,000 caregivers and an integrated delivery network of 23 hospitals and 300 clinics. Under his guidance, the healthcare system has become a leader in innovative healthcare technology adoption and in health information security.

Before his role at Intermountain, Karl was Vice President and Managing Partner at AT&T Consulting Services. Karl is a board member of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) and a member of the Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) Privacy and Security Board. He is also a board member of the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS), a part of the College of Health Information Management Executives (CHIME), and Weber State University’s Computer Science department. He is also an active member of the HHS CSA 405(d) Task Group.

To learn more about the Censinet Advisory Board, see

About Censinet

Censinet, based in Boston, MA, enables healthcare organizations to take the risk out of their business with Censinet RiskOps™, the first and only cloud-based exchange that integrates and consolidates enterprise risk management and operations capabilities across critical clinical and business areas. RiskOps builds upon the Company’s foundational success with third-party risk management (TPRM) for healthcare. Censinet transforms healthcare risk by increasing productivity and operational effectiveness while eliminating risks to care delivery, data privacy, and patient safety. Find out more about Censinet and its RiskOps platform at

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