Advancing Secure & Efficient Healthcare

Through First Cyber Health Solutions and Health Advisory Solutions


Workforce Cybersecurity Development

First Guardian Services - An Enterprise Approach to Improving Privacy and Security in Healthcare


Workforce Privacy and Security Education


Assessments Compliance and Readiness


Flexible Security Staffing Solutions for Healthcare

First Health Advisory Solutions

EHR Maximization Solutions to Stimulate ROI on System Investments.


Dynamic optimization of people, processes, methodologies and systems

Revenue Cycle

Partnering with your organization to capture, manage, and collect patient service revenue.


EHR Optimization Solutions to improve outcomes and prepare for value-based care.

Merging HIT & Cybersecurity Expertise

Eric Cole, Ph.D.

Vice President Cybersecurity

Dr. Cole is an industry-recognized cybersecurity expert with over 20 years of hands-on experience, including in-depth healthcare security knowledge.

Toby Gouker, Ph.D.

Vice President Strategy

Dr. Toby Gouker brings over 25 years of cybersecurity education, training, and leadership to First. He has cross-industry expertise in multiple sectors beyond healthcare.

Carter Groome


Founder and CEO of First, Carter Groome has 20+ years of healthcare IT, management consulting and security leadership experience.

Bob Hooper

Vice President Sales

Bob Hooper is the VP of Sales for First with over 22 years of healthcare information technology in the areas of management, implementation, support, and consulting.

Meet the Entire First Leadership Team

See You in Orlando!

Join the First team at CHIMEĀ / HIMSSĀ in Orlando from 2/18 – 2/19.
Our team will be participating at the Cybersecurity Forum on 2/19.

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