Karl J. West

Chief Information Security Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

Karl J. West

Karl J. West

Chief Information Security Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

Biography

Karl J. West is the chief information security officer and assistant vice president of information systems for Intermountain Healthcare, an integrated delivery network (IDN) based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

As Intermountain’s CISO, Karl is responsible for Information access, authorization, privacy, business continuity, and data governance. Karl leads the planning, development, and implementation of the Intermountain’s information systems security program to promote information systems reliability and accessibility while protecting and defending against unauthorized access to patient information, clinical systems, networks, and data. He reviews and studies all information published by DHHS, CMS, and other regulatory bodies relative to health Information security and privacy. As CISO, he helps to establish and maintain policies and procedures related to the release of health information.

Karl has been involved with information technology for the past 25 years. Prior to Intermountain Healthcare, Karl was a vice president and managing partner in AT&T Consulting Services. Karl also has a keen interest in development of new technologies to improve patient care and lower patient costs.

Karl is a member of the Utah Health Information Network (UHIN) Privacy and Security Board, as well as a board member of the Weber State Computer Science Department.

Karl received a BSCS from Brigham Young University and has also received an MBA.

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AT&T, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief People Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Deputy General Counsel at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Chief Experience Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Chief Information Officer & Vice President at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Senior Vice President of Legal Affairs & General Counsel at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Senior Vice President & Chief Development Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Chief of Staff at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.

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Chief Information Security Officer at Intermountain HealthCare, Inc.
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Brigham Young University (often referred to as BYU or, colloquially, The Y) is a private university located in Provo, Utah, United States. It is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), and is the largest religious university and third-largest private university in the U.S.

Career History
Vice President & Managing Partner in AT&T Consulting Services
Prior

AT&T, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision of telecommunications media and technology service. It operates through the following segments: Communications, WarnerMedia, Latin America and Xandr. The Communications segment provides services to businesses and consumers located in the U.S., or in U.S. territories, and businesses globally. The WarnerMedia segment develops, produces and distributes feature films, television, gaming and other content over various physical and digital formats. The Latin America segment provides entertainment and wireless services outside of the U.S. The Xandar segment provides advertising services. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Dallas, TX.

Chief Information Security Officer
Current

Intermountain Health Care, Inc. provides healthcare services. It offers flu vaccination, cancer treatment, urgent care, behavioral health, medical/surgical, intensive care, acute care, emergency, diagnostic imaging and radiology, labor and delivery, long term care, critical care, homecare and hospice, sleep laboratory, women and newborn care, cardiovascular medicine, inpatient and outpatient care, trauma and emergency medicine, pulmonary care, wellness, children care, homecare and medical equipment, respiratory therapy, speech pathology, orthopedic surgical care, sports performance training, nutrition counseling, and infusion therapy services. The company was founded on April 1, 1975 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

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Member, Operations Council
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Intermountain Health Care, Inc. provides healthcare services. It offers flu vaccination, cancer treatment, urgent care, behavioral health, medical/surgical, intensive care, acute care, emergency, diagnostic imaging and radiology, labor and delivery, long term care, critical care, homecare and hospice, sleep laboratory, women and newborn care, cardiovascular medicine, inpatient and outpatient care, trauma and emergency medicine, pulmonary care, wellness, children care, homecare and medical equipment, respiratory therapy, speech pathology, orthopedic surgical care, sports performance training, nutrition counseling, and infusion therapy services. The company was founded on April 1, 1975 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT.

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