Accolade appoints new chief information security officer
With the addition of senior vice president and CISO,
Burns, a former consultant with
With data serving as an essential and differentiating enabler of the organization's unique navigation and clinical excellence capabilities, this role is vital to further advance Accolade's IT infrastructure and data security strategy.
"Our focus on delivering
Named one of Cybersecurity DIVAS' "Most Influential Women in Cybersecurity", Burns is a recognized information security leader who understands the regulatory frameworks for data and privacy. Burns and her team will support Accolade's 600+ enterprise customers that represent some of the country's largest employers, including health plans and local, state and federal governments, across a range of industries and sectors.
"I am excited to join Accolade in tackling the most challenging healthcare issues with its personal, data-driven and value-based approach that puts trusted relationships at the core," said Burns. "A key component to that trust is protecting confidential customer and member information. I look forward to working with my team to innovate and continuously improve compliance and security controls to provide an unrivaled experience for members and customers alike."
Prior to joining Accolade, Burns also held multiple positions at
Burns holds a B.S. in Management Information Systems from the
Accolade (Nasdaq: ACCD) provides millions of people and their families with an exceptional healthcare experience that is personal, data driven and value based to help every person live their healthiest life. Accolade solutions combine virtual primary care, mental health support and expert medical opinion services with intelligent technology and best-in-class care navigation. Accolade's Personalized Healthcare approach puts humanity back in healthcare by building relationships that connect people and their families to the right care at the right time to improve outcomes, lower costs and deliver consumer satisfaction. Accolade consistently receives consumer satisfaction ratings of over 90%. For more information, visit accolade.com.
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