FairWarning to provide professional certifications for privacy officers, end-users, information security professionals and systems integrators.

SAINT PETERSBURG, Fla. – November 3rd, 2011 – FairWarning Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of solutions which monitor and protect patient privacy in Electronic Health Records (EHRs), today announced a calendar year 2012 program of formal training and certifications for healthcare compliance, privacy and information security professionals as well as systems integrators.

FairWarning® Ready Certified Professionals training programs have been constructed in response to demand from customers representing over 700 hospitals and 2,200 clinics. The newly announced program provides a comprehensive, practical curriculum for implementing affordable and wide-scale privacy auditing including the remediation processes surrounding breach detection. Certification from the training program includes:

  • FairWarning® Certified Master Program. The FairWarning® Ready Certified Master program is designed to educate and train healthcare industry professionals in privacy breach detection best practices. The certification program consists of two tracks, a Certified Implementation

Professional and a Certified Privacy and Compliance Professional. Successful completion of these two tracks leads to the distinction of a FairWarning®  Ready Certified Master.

  • FairWarning® Ready Certified Implementation Professional. The FairWarning® Certified Implementation Professional track is designed to teach the skills needed for a successful FairWarning® It is aimed at getting executive leadership buy in from the beginning through the development of a project charter, communication plan and change management.
  • FairWarning® Ready Certified Privacy and Compliance Professional. The FairWarning® Certified Privacy and Compliance Professional track is designed to fully train and prepare individuals on the detailed use of FairWarning® for privacy auditing and privacy breach detection solutions. Using the results of FairWarning®’s privacy breach findings, individuals will learn how to benchmark the results for trend analysis and reporting to executive leadership. Understanding that sanctioning and remediation can drive behavior changes within the organization is essential and discussed in detail, as well as, ways to implement these processes through routine auditing plans.

FairWarning® is also drawing upon the best-in-class real-world expertise of its customer base by including them in the teaching of the courses.

“St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital is committed to providing confidential patient encounters every time as well as complying with privacy related regulations.  By participating in the FairWarning® Ready Certified Professional Program, we are able to raise the bar on the protection of patient privacy, both learning and contributing best practices,” says Dena Boggan, CPC, CMC, CCP, HIPAA Privacy/Security Officer at St. Dominic-Jackson Memorial Hospital in Jackson, MS.

University of Utah Health Care is supportive of the FairWarning® Ready Certified Professionals Program; formalized training on healthcare privacy auditing and breach detection is an important element of creating a trusted environment in which Electronic Health Records can flourish,” says Stephanie Argoitia, Deputy Compliance Officer at University of Utah Health Care. “We are looking forward to attending the courses in February 2012 as well as offering our best practices by teaching at the event.”

For More Information

The hands-on certification classes have been scheduled for February, May and October 2012 at FairWarning® corporate headquarters in Saint Petersburg, FL. The February 2012 classes have few remaining availabilities.

Care providers who are or will become FairWarning® customers before year-end 2011 are eligible for training discounts. For more specific information on FairWarning® training, contact Training@FairWarning.com or visit http://www.FairWarningAudit.com/subpages/FairWarning_Ready_Certified_Professionals.asp.

FairWarning® Ready for Healthcare Applications Introductory Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n72ReG5P_j4


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 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, California SB 541 and AB 211, Texas HB 300, and Canadian provincial healthcare privacy law. For more information on FairWarning® visit www.fairwarning.com or email Solutions@FairWarning.com.

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