Herman Doering

System Information Security Officer St. Luke's Health Systems

In February, 2009, joined St. Luke’s Health System, the largest health system in Idaho, as the corporate System Information Security Officer.  Is responsible for the HIPAA and PCI Compliance for the 9 hospitals and 250 physician clinics comprising St. Luke’s, as well as 252 ePHI systems, and the HIPAA Security policies and procedures utilized throughout St. Luke’s.  Is also responsible for HIPAA Security training. Is a member of the Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE) Privacy and Security subcommittee of the IHDE Board.

Previously served as Sr. Consultant and HIPAA Subject Matter Expert (SME) with BEST Consulting; Venturi Technology Partners; and COMSYS from 1999 - 2009.   Provided consulting on Transactions and Code Sets, the Privacy Rule and the Security Rule.  Conducted HIPAA educational seminars for healthcare entities in Boise, Salt Lake City, Portland, Olympia, Sacramento, and Reno.  Was a charter member of the HIMSS HIPAA Special Interest Group (SIG).  Established and hosted the monthly Boise HIPAA Council.  Was a member of the Idaho Medical Association (IMA) HIPAA Coordinating Council and conducted numerous IMA HIPAA Privacy and Security seminars.  Spoke at the Idaho Hospital Association on how to conduct and implement a HIPAA Security program.  Assisted HIPAA attorneys, such as Kevin West of Hall Farley Oberrecht & Blanton, PA, and Kim Stanger of Holland & Hart, LLP.  Have also provided HIPAA or security consulting to the State of California - Alcohol and Drug Programs, The SEGAL Company in New York, Saltzer Medical Group and Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center in Idaho.

Have held the following additional positions:  Information Systems Administrator, Patient Care Information System Administrator, Contracts Administrator, Director of Information Systems, Director Planning and Information Systems, Director of Management Engineering, Director Information Resources Contracting and Special Projects, State of Idaho IT Project Monitor, Corporate Management Analyst, IT Project Manager.

Education: BA Business Administration, Additional business coursework towards a CPA, Graduate Business courses towards a MBA.

Professional Memberships:  HIMSS, Charter Member of AEHIS - a CHIME Association

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