Another California Hospital selects FairWarning for compliance with Assembly Bill 211 and Senate Bill 541

 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – March 22, 2011 – FairWarning, Inc., a leading global supplier of solutions which monitor and protect patient privacy in Electronic Health Records, today announced that Methodist Hospital of Southern California has selected FairWarning® to enhance their patients’ privacy. Methodist joins a growing list of FairWarning® healthcare customers in California and across the United States that is rapidly approaching 10% of hospitals. In total, FairWarning® is protecting patient privacy in nearly 500 hospitals and 2,200 clinics across the US, Canada, and the UK.  More than half of FairWarning® customers are award-winning institutions.

Since 1903, Methodist Hospital of Southern California has provided a high-quality healing environment by treating the whole person: mind, body and spirit. Methodist creates a healing and protective environment for Southern California residents through investment in technologically advanced solutions. Their selection of FairWarning® for privacy breach detection is a continuation of their vision to protect patient privacy.

Methodist Hospital of Southern California selected FairWarning® to address the following:

  • Compliance with California’s AB 211 and SB 541
  • Fulfillment of HIPAA and ARRA HITECH privacy regulations
  • Automate investigation of potential privacy breaches
  • Diminish risks to patient privacy
  • Maintain a positive reputation in the community

“With recent state and federal regulations and increased focus on patient privacy, Methodist recognized that our current auditing processes were restricting our ability to fully protect patient privacy,” says Laurie Hanvey, Chief Compliance Officer. “FairWarning®’s advanced tools for privacy protection are part of our mission to provide a next-generation care experience.”

“Customers are asking us to partner with them to change the culture of healthcare privacy in their organizations, leveraging our privacy monitoring software and proprietary business processes,” says FairWarning® Executive Vice President Shane Whitlatch. “Privacy breaches are pervasive, they occur in every state, whether a large metropolitan area or a small town, and hospitals are recognizing the need for automated protection tools and advanced processes.”

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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 or email

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