Combined offering is the first of its kind to automate life-cycle management of privacy incidents.
CLEARWATER, FL – April 26th, 2012 – FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of cross-platform healthcare privacy breach detection solutions, today announced that ID Experts has successfully completed FairWarning® Ready for Compliance and Reporting Certification. Leading care providers already utilize FairWarning® privacy breach detection solutions to identify and investigate privacy incidents across all of their systems which protect protected health information.
The certification announced today enables FairWarning® customers to feed data associated with privacy incidents from FairWarning® into ID Experts RADAR enabling best-practice incident management processes including:
- Assessing the risk of harm
- Assessing patient notification requirements
- Reporting the incident to the proper government authorities
- Centralizing investigation of electronic and physical incidents
“The combined offering of FairWarning® privacy breach detection and ID Experts RADAR provides our customers with end-to-end life-cycle management of privacy incidents. FairWarning® is excited to have ID Experts RADAR certified and available to our customers,” said Shane Whitlatch, Executive Vice President of Global Alliances at FairWarning®.
FairWarning® provides turn-key privacy breach detection and investigation capabilities for more than 170 electronic health records and healthcare applications and has customers representing over 800 hospitals across the United States, United Kingdom and Europe. Through the FairWarning® Ready program, the company provides its customers with unparalleled compatibility with healthcare applications, electronic health records, security information management systems (SIEMs) and compliance & reporting solutions.
“With RADAR 2.0, our customers assess incidents and produce response plans based on HITECH Act breach notification rule and breach notification laws across all states and territories,” said Mahmood Sher- Jan, vice president, product management at ID Experts. “As a FairWarning® Ready certified partner, we can help healthcare organizations efficiently manage incidents detected by FairWarning® and help determine if any are breaches according to complex federal and state regulations using a highly intuitive and automated process.”
More information about the FairWarning® Ready for Compliance and Reporting program is available at http://www.fairwarning.com/subpages/partners.asp.
About FairWarning, Inc.
FairWarning® is the inventor and global leader in appliance-based software solutions which monitor and protect patient privacy in electronic health records enabling healthcare providers and health information exchanges to confidentially connect physicians, clinics, patients and affiliates. FairWarning®’s turnkey privacy auditing solutions are compatible with healthcare applications from every major vendor including Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, GE, McKesson, MEDITECH, Siemens, and many others. Customers consider FairWarning® privacy auditing solutions essential for compliance with healthcare privacy regulations such as ARRA HITECH privacy and meaningful use criteria, HIPAA, EU Data Protection, UK Freedom of Information Act, California SB 541 and AB 211, Texas HB 300, Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00 and Canadian provincial healthcare privacy law. For more information on FairWarning®, please visit www.FairWarning.com or email Solutions@FairWarning.com.
About ID Experts
ID Experts is the leader in comprehensive data breach solutions that deliver the most positive outcomes. The company has managed hundreds of data breach incidents, protecting millions of affected individuals, for leading healthcare organizations, corporations, financial institutions, universities and government agencies. In healthcare, the company contributes to relevant legislation and rules including HITECH and is a corporate member of HIMSS. ID Experts is active with organizations that advocate for privacy for Americans including ANSI/Identity Theft Prevention, Identity Management Standards Panel and the International Association of Privacy Professionals. For more information, visit http://www2.idexpertscorp.com/; join in the All Things HITECH discussion via LinkedIn at bit.ly/AllThingsHITECH; and follow ID Experts on Twitter @IDExperts.