Hospital deploying privacy monitoring solution to meet regulatory requirements, enhance patient trust and drive efficiencies.
CLEARWATER, FL – February 12, 2013 – FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of patient privacy monitoring solutions for Electronic Health Records (EHRs), today announced that Banner Health System has selected FairWarning® to conduct proactive privacy auditing, joining a growing number of healthcare organizations across the United States that are leveraging patient privacy monitoring to comply with US Federal regulatory mandates, protect patient privacy and provide a secure foundation for the uninterrupted growth of Electronic Health Records.
Based in Phoenix, AZ, Banner Health System is one of the largest nonprofit hospital systems in the country, with 23 acute-care hospitals and health care facilities, and more than 36,000 employees. Banner Health operates in seven states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming. With an internationally recognized research program, Banner Health offers hospital, physician services, hospice and home care, and a 55-bed simulation medical center — the largest of its kind — to enhance health care provider training. Banner Health has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 5 of Large Health Systems -2012 and One of Top Ten of Integrated Health Networks.
Banner Health System’s selection of FairWarning® for patient privacy monitoring is a continuation of their vision to protect patient privacy and ensure patient trust. Banner Health System selected FairWarning® to address the following:
- Fulfill HIPAA and ARRA HITECH privacy regulations
- Achieve Meaningful Use criteria
- Automate detection of potential privacy breaches
- Diminish risks to patient privacy
- Maintain a positive reputation in the community
“We are deeply committed to our mission “to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care”, and that begins with a foundation of trust and confidence. After extensive research, the flexibility of FairWarning® was a major attraction as it offers interoperability with all the systems we run,” said Michael Warden, Chief Information Officer at Banner Health System. “Banner will initially deploy FairWarning® integrating its core Cerner Millennium® EHR, with further implementation of other applications at a later stage.”
For more about FairWarning® patient privacy monitoring solutions, please visit www.fairwarning.com.
Cerner Millennium® is a registered trademark of Cerner Corporation and/or its subsidiaries, and is not affiliated with FairWarning, Inc.
About FairWarning, Inc.
FairWarning® invented and is the global leader in Patient Privacy Monitoring solutions which guard against abuse of patient information in Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) enabling care providers to confidently connect physicians, clinics, patients and affiliates. FairWarning® Patient Privacy Intelligence solutions are compatible with every major EHR and 185 applications used in healthcare including Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, GE, McKesson, MEDITECH, Siemens, and many others. Customers consider FairWarning® 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.