Hospital deploying privacy monitoring solution to meet regulatory requirements, enhance patient trust and drive efficiencies.
CLEARWATER, FL – November 13, 2012 – FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of patient privacy monitoring solutions for Electronic Health Records (EHRs), today announced that Central Washington Hospital 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.
Central Washington Hospital is a community-owned, not-for-profit, acute care hospital. Located in Wenatchee, Washington, Central Washington Hospital is the regional referral center for all of North Central Washington, serving over 250,000 people. Central Washington Hospital opened a six-story patient tower in May 2011, which features 176 private patient rooms with state-of-the-art technology and spectacular views. Central Washington Hospital has been awarded recognition as among the top 100 hospitals in the nation in the categories of cardiovascular, intensive care unit, orthopedics and community value.
Central Washington Hospital’s selection of FairWarning® for patient privacy monitoring is a continuation of their vision to protect patient privacy and ensure patient trust. Central Washington Hospital 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 want to offer the best possible healthcare to our patients, 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 Martin, IT Security Officer at Central Washington Hospital. “Central Washington Hospital will initially deploy FairWarning® integrating its core Cerner Millennium® EHR and two other primary applications, 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 Intelligence 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.