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FairWarning® Ready Program Spearheads Privacy Initiative to Align Identity Intelligence Across Patient Privacy Monitoring

FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of Patient Privacy Monitoring solutions for electronic health records (EHRs), today announced that its FairWarning® Ready program now includes FairWarning® Ready for Identity Management Systems. Designed to help customers make better use of their existing investment in IT infrastructure, the FairWarning® Ready program enables healthcare application vendors, enterprise security vendors and now identity management vendors, to seamlessly integrate with FairWarning® patient privacy monitoring so that every FairWarning® customer can receive advance privacy monitoring analytics, filtering and workflow capability.

With customers representing over 1,000 hospitals and 4,000 clinics around the globe, FairWarning® has seen an increasing investment in identity management infrastructure across the healthcare industry application eco-system. The FairWarning® Ready for Identity Management Systems, as with all FairWarning® Ready programs, focuses on collaborating with select identity management vendors that have demonstrated a track record of customer success in healthcare.

“At UPMC, we were able to take privacy monitoring to the next level by integrating our robust identity management environment with FairWarning®,” said John Houston, Vice President of Information Security and Privacy, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. “By doing so, we have been able to effectively deliver rich access information to our managers and privacy officers.”

“The FairWarning® Ready program was designed to benefit our customers,” said Shane Whitlatch, Executive Vice President Global Alliances, FairWarning®. “As our customers invest in identity management, FairWarning® is ready to leverage those investments to speed and improve patient privacy monitoring deployments.”

FairWarning® Ready for Identity Management Systems

With the availability of FairWarning® Ready for Identity Management Systems, customers can now increase the accuracy of privacy monitoring by gaining the ability to:

Drive Identity-Aware Privacy Analytics, Filtering, and Workflows

  • Auto populate identity-aware context such as user and location information (user, department, manager, address, workstation, etc.) into FairWarning® for advanced privacy monitoring

Leverage Active Directory and other Identity Management solutions for Authentication, Authorization and User Management

  • Provision FairWarning® users using Microsoft® Active Directory® administration
  • Authenticate, authorize and fully manage FairWarning® privacy analyst and compliance officer user roles

“Identity awareness has always been critical to patient privacy monitoring and was built into the FairWarning platform from the beginning," said Chris Arnold, Vice President of Product Management, FairWarning®, “it is exciting to see care providers taking strides in identity management with the understanding that patient privacy monitoring will be improved through better analytics, filtering and work-flows.”

FairWarning® Ready for Identity Management Systems partners will be announced as specific criteria and milestones are met. More information on the FairWarning® Data Definition Guide can be found at http://www.fairwarning.com/fairwarning-ready.

If you are an identity management vendor who is interested in this program or you have a customer asking you to partner with FairWarning®, we welcome your inquiry and application.

For more about FairWarning® Patient Privacy Monitoring solutions, please visit www.FairWarning.com.

FairWarning, Inc.

FairWarning® is the inventor and global leader in 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 privacy auditing solutions are compatible with healthcare applications from every major vendor, and available as either on-premise or software-as-a-service, with managed services available to complement existing resources. 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, visit http://www.FairWarning.com or email [email protected].

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