As healthcare providers continue to invest in electronic medical records, protecting patient identity and maintaining the integrity of patient records are their top priority. In a recent webinar hosted by The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA), David Feldman, SVP and CMO at...
February 4, 2016
Clay RitcheyFebruary 4, 2016
Three years ago, Imprivata set out to address one of the top concerns on every CIO’s to-do list: enabling quick, reliable, and secure communications for healthcare providers across the care continuum.
We launched Imprivata Cortext in October 2012 as the healthcare industry’s first free...
January 21, 2016
Heading to HIMSS16? You don’t want to miss the #IMPRratpackparty we’re throwing for our customers on Tuesday, March 1! Watch the included video for details.
Patient identification problems are pervasive in healthcare: 3 key findings from AHIMA’s patient matching surveyJustyna EvlogiadisJanuary 19, 2016
Accurate patient matching is foundational to quality care but a recent survey from The American Health Information Management Society (AHIMA) shows that duplicate medical records still pose a major challenge for healthcare providers. Among the key findings from the survey of 815 health...
Arny EpsteinDecember 16, 2015
As the healthcare industry moves toward a preventative care model, technology is playing an increasingly critical role at all levels – from CIO, to clinician, to patient. To make new models of emerging, value-based care a reality, healthcare providers are working to improve the speed, quality,...
Art ReamDecember 9, 2015
Opiate abuse claimed the lives of more than 1,000 Massachusetts residents last year, yet Massachusetts, a historically progressive adopter of health information technology (HIT), has yet to adopt Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS), a critical part of the process for solving...
Barbara DumeryDecember 8, 2015
From breaches to phishing scams, cyber-attacks targeting patient and payer data are getting more sophisticated by the day.
Dr. Sean KellyNovember 20, 2015
In his New York Times op-ed, “How Doctors Helped Drive the Addiction Crisis, (Nov. 7, 2015),” Richard Friedman called for a sea-change within the medical profession to combat the growing addiction crisis in our country, calling for improved training and education for physicians.
You can track your steps but your doctor can’t: what needs to change for healthcare to embrace mobileJustyna EvlogiadisNovember 19, 2015
Do you know how many steps you’ve taken today? If so, you’re joining millions of Americans who are embracing mobile technology to improve their health. Healthcare providers aren’t among those millions, however, even though they desperately want to be.
November 17, 2015
Proper patient identity management is increasingly ranked as one of the top priorities for mitigating healthcare risk, as inaccurate patient identification compromises the integrity of patient information, creating massive patient safety and financial risks for healthcare providers.