Lorraine Bessmer is a seasoned cyber security professional with 8 years of combined experience in the healthcare IT industry. Currently she specializes in information security governance, vendor management and data loss prevention at St. Luke’s Health System, in Boise Idaho. Before joining St. Luke’s, Lorraine worked for Portland Oregon based Legacy Health System, where she managed the Cyber Security Team.
Lorraine is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Healthcare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP), a graduate of Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) with a Master’s Certificate in Biomedical Informatics, and she holds a BS in Business Administration from Portland State University.
Lorraine is the security and privacy chair of the Idaho Health Data Exchange (IHDE).