Imprivata Blog

  • Friday, May 6, 2011 - 4:41pm

    On April 21st, the HIT Policy Committee Certification/Adoption Workgroup held a meeting to discuss Electronic Health Record (EHR) usability. The discussions provoked a variety of opinions and thoughts on setting guidelines as part of Stage 2 Meaningful Use.

  • Wednesday, January 26, 2011 - 4:47pm

    Imprivata experienced a record-breaking year in 2010, punctuated by several prestigious awards and first place ratings from leading industry organizations. These honors underscore our dedication to providing customers and partners with exceptional technology and services, and help to further...

  • Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 4:48pm

    Joining us from Memorial Healthcare is Frank Fear, the VP of Information Systems. Frank will share his experience with Imprivata OneSign dating all the way back to 2005, including the evolution of their implementation from fingerprint biometrics and proxy cards to present-day “follow me”...

  • Monday, January 10, 2011 - 4:50pm

    Recent survey results released show only 50.7% of U.S. hospitals with implemented electronic medical records (EMRs). While transitioning to a paperless system seems to be a logical evolution in the health care system, the rather slow rate of EMR adoption does not surprise me. Even with the...

  • Wednesday, December 1, 2010 - 9:15am

    The recent Ponemon Institute benchmark study on patient data privacy and security practices sheds some much-needed light on the practice of data protection within our nation’s hospitals. According to the study, today’s hospitals have little confidence in their ability to secure patient records,...

  • Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 9:16am

    On Wednesday, November 10th at 1:00 PM EST, I am fortunate to host Kristi Roose, IT director at Mahaska Health Partnership on a webinar where Kristi will share her insights on how to successfully deploy an EMR and help satisfy the requirements of meaningful use and the privacy and security...

  • Wednesday, July 7, 2010 - 9:27am

    Last week, I attended the Privacy and Security Tiger Team Health Information Technology Policy (HIT) Committee Consumer Choice Technology Hearing in Washington, D.C. The gathering brought together an impressive group of healthcare industry leaders, patient data privacy advocates and HIT vendors...

  • Thursday, June 10, 2010 - 9:29am

    A nonprofit organization recently reported, over the last five years more than 45 million U.S. electronic health records (EHRs) were either lost or stolen by insiders and/or outsiders. How do we reconcile the absolute need of timely information access critical to patient welfare, while...

  • Wednesday, June 2, 2010 - 9:30am

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) published its Introductory Resource Guide for Implementing the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Security Rule back in late 2008, but spurred by a jolt of healthcare IT investment driven by HITECH mandates has...

  • Monday, May 24, 2010 - 9:32am

    The Digital Healthcare Conference 2010 occurred last week in Madison, WI, under the theme of “Healthcare IT in transition.” Imprivata Chief Medical Officer Dr. Barry P. Chaiken served as the conference chair for this event, which boasted an impressive agenda that kicked off with KLAS Founder and...

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