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January 9th, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments
Dana Bradfield

Dana Bradfield

Dana Bradfield is an information technology (IT) management consultant with over 30 years supervisory/managerial experience at a Fortune 500 insurance and banking company headquartered in Omaha. He was raised in rural farm community in southeast Iowa and is a graduate of Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Dana is the 37-year husband of Jodeen; father to daughter Kim and son Peter; and grandfather to Andrew, Kyra, and Dashel.

In his early career, Dana was involved in all aspects of IT, from programming to systems analysis and design, and project management. Dana was responsible for development of claims paying systems software and support, and the automation of insurance claims adjudication; experiences that furthered his understanding of insurance coverage’s, plan design, the medical profession, billing practices, and medical taxonomy.

In 2001, Dana led his company’s project to comply with Federal HIPAA Privacy, Security and Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) standards. For the next 10 years, he managed the company’s Privacy Office; more recently overseeing the company’s perimeter network security (secure email, antivirus, firewalls, remote access token management, and web filtering technologies) and Identity Management functions (workforce access provisioning). His responsibilities also included compliance with GLBA Privacy requirements, FCRA and FACTA affiliate marketing rules and HIPAA- HITECH.

In addition to privacy and security expertise, Dana is knowledgeable in the areas of Intellectual Property law (ie. Patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets), records management, eDiscovery (preservation and legal holds), ERM/third party risk management and the development of social media policy.

From 2006 to 2009, Dana served on the Board of Directors for Aqua-Africa Water Drilling Company, a Nebraska non-profit company. He prepared and filed the articles of incorporation, assisted with 501(c)(3) development, and government grant application. Through 2012, Aqua-Africa has drilled 8 water wells in South Sudan, serving several communities and thousands of people.

Dana helps small provider practices mature their information security programs to meet HIPAA-HITECH “meaningful use” core measures, and to protect their patients’ information privacy and security.

“My goal is to help health providers implement “reasonable and appropriate” information privacy and security processes, demonstrating due care, without creating burdensome bureaucracy and unnecessary costs for their business and their patients.”

Dana’s interests include: economics, law, and football (Nebraska Cornhuskers and Denver Bronco fan). He is a Deacon for Practical Needs at West Hills Church in Omaha and a member of the Tuesday morning men’s bible study group.

He is a social media geek and maintains an Omaha entertainment guide for website visitors to “find something fun to do in Omaha today.” Check it out at: http://omahadriver.com.

Audio of Omaha Driver Interview on Star 104.5 FM

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