Epic customers representing nearly 200 hospitals have now committed to FairWarning for their enterprise privacy breach detection solution.
CLEARWATER, FL – March 13, 2012 – FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of privacy breach detection solutions for Electronic Health Records (EHRs), today announced that Hawai’i Pacific Health System, the state’s largest healthcare provider, has selected FairWarning® to conduct proactive privacy auditing for Epic as well as other healthcare applications across their enterprise.
Hawai’i Pacific Health System joins a growing list of Epic-based healthcare providers who are leveraging privacy breach detection to comply with US Federal regulatory mandates, protect patient privacy and provide a secure foundation for the uninterrupted growth of electronic health records. Epic customers representing nearly 200 hospitals have now committed to FairWarning® for privacy breach detection solutions.
In December 2001, Hawai‘i Pacific Health was formed with the merger of three longtime industry leaders, Kapi‘olani Health, Straub Clinic & Hospital, and Wilcox Health, becoming Hawai‘i’s largest health care system with a combined history of 250 years of excellence. The combined health system ranks among the top 5 percent nationally in the adoption of electronic health records.
Hawai’i Pacific Health’s selection of FairWarning® for privacy breach detection is a continuation of their vision to protect patient privacy and ensure patient trust. Hawai’i Pacific Health selected FairWarning® to address the following:
- Automate investigation of potential privacy breaches
- Diminish risks to patient privacy
- Maintain a positive reputation in the community
- Fulfillment of HIPAA and ARRA HITECH privacy regulations
“After an extensive diligence process, FairWarning® proved they are the leader in privacy breach detection solutions for health systems desiring to improve access monitoring across multiple EHR applications. This partnership with FairWarning® demonstrates Hawai’i Pacific Health’s commitment to our patients so they can have complete trust that the information they share with us is secure and private,” said David Fox, Information Security and Privacy Officer at Hawai’i Pacific Health.
For more about FairWarning® privacy breach detection solutions, please visit www.FairWarning.com.
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, and Canadian provincial healthcare privacy law. For more information on FairWarning®, please visit www.FairWarning.com or email Solutions@FairWarning.com.