FairWarning, Inc., a leading supplier of solutions which monitor and protect patient privacy in Electronic Health Records, today announced the immediate availability of HP based high availability privacy breach solutions which are enterprise ready for very large and sophisticated care providers.
Due to the escalating visibility and damages resulting from patient privacy breaches, FairWarning® breach detection is transitioning into a necessity for every care provider. Very large and sophisticated care providers are building FairWarning® breach detection into their information technology availability, storage, backup and information security processes.
“Privacy breach monitoring is considered a critical component in our infrastructure so our needs demanded that our chosen solution dovetail with our existing storage, backup, and security standards,” said Randy Yates, Information Security Director at Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in Houston, Texas. “FairWarning® and HP delivered a seamless solution that meets these requirements and positions Memorial Hermann to scale breach monitoring in the future.”
Today’s announced solution includes:
- Certified and production tested high availability FairWarning® configurations which offer massive scalability and flexible options based on HP hardware servers
- Certified storage and production tested storage configurations which are capable of exceeding ARRA HITECH and HIPAA auditing requirements, even for very large care providers
- Built-in FairWarning® capabilities for authentication and authorization processes which leverage Active Directory and other LDAP based identity repositories
- At no additional charge to customers, FairWarning® also makes available real-time health check monitoring which provides visibility and corrective action on the storage, performance, and backup activities associated with a FairWarning® privacy detection deployment
“The escalating strategic importance of breach detection solutions to healthcare enterprises demands world class performance from trusted global technology partners such as HP,” says Shane Whitlatch, Executive Vice President of Global Alliances and Sales Operations at FairWarning®.
By delivering the privacy breach detection solution on one of the most trusted brands in healthcare, FairWarning® customers can realize the performance and availability they require.
“As the move to digital health records becomes the inevitable future for the healthcare industry there is an on-going responsibility to healthcare providers to ensure information security and patient privacy,” said Harry Kim, Senior Director, Worldwide Health & Life Sciences, HP. “To address this challenge HP is collaborating with FairWarning to deliver market-leading solutions that can identify and address privacy invasions.”
FairWarning® recently released a Privacy Breach Findings and Best Practice Report which demonstrates patient privacy breaches through misuse of access to EHRs are global phenomena that are prevalent and systemic. The report also document four representative case studies which showed privacy breach detection used in conjunction with effective training, sanctioning risk assessment programs can reduce breach occurrences by 95 to 99 percent.
About FairWarning, Inc.
FairWarning® is a 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 turn-key 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, and Canadian provincial healthcare privacy law. For more information on FairWarning® visit www.FairWarningAudit.com or email Solutions@FairWarningAudit.com.