Imprivata Blog

  • Tuesday, May 18, 2010 - 9:33am

    A couple of weeks ago I moderated a Healthcare IT News webinar session that examined how hospitals today make patient data easily and securely accessible throughout the clinical workflow. I was joined by Dr. Zafar Chaudry, CIO of Liverpool Women’s NHS Foundation Trust & Alder Hey Children’s...

  • Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 9:36am

    The HITECH Act, HIPAA, as well as mandates from State regulations (e.g. Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00), are raising the minimal requirements that organizations such as healthcare-covered entities and business associates must implement to prevent unauthorized access. Further, the Connecticut...

  • Sunday, March 21, 2010 - 9:37am

    Coming out of HIMSS 2010, it was clear that patient data security was a chief concern, but so was the need for improved clinician workflows. For all the requirements driven by new laws and the stimulus bill, what was overlooked was the impact of security in the real-world hospital environment...

  • Saturday, March 6, 2010 - 9:40am

    This year’s HIMSS was quite an active conference, with healthcare IT a national focal point with new legislation and stimulus funding being funneled into reform and modernization initiatives.

    To kickoff the conference, Imprivata chief medical officer, Dr. Barry Chaiken, who is the current...

  • Monday, February 22, 2010 - 9:41am

    There’s a lot of discussion around meaningful use, its definition and how organizations can obtain the government incentives that recent legislation promises. However, in the dash for these types of healthcare IT investment reimbursements, one must not overlook the role of security risk in...

  • Thursday, February 4, 2010 - 9:44am

    Over at the Life as a Healthcare CIO blog, John D. Halamka MD captured a list of top barriers to electronic health record (EHR) implementations, then added on with another ‘Top 10’ that puts a little fun into the serious business of EHRs. Below are barriers that stood out to me from a data...

  • Wednesday, February 3, 2010 - 9:45am

    Greetings from the Eighteenth National HIPAA Summit in Washington, DC! It’s turned out to be an interesting event pulling in an array of people as it is co-located with the National Health IT Summit for Government Leaders, the National Health Information Exchange (HIE) Summit and the...

  • Wednesday, December 9, 2009 - 9:52am

    This week, Computerworld announced the honorees for its annual Premier IT Leaders awards program, and we’d like to congratulate Imprivata customer Bill McQuaid of Parkview Adventist Medical Center for making the 2010 list! Bill was recognized for his innovative approach to electronic medical...

  • Monday, November 16, 2009 - 9:58am

    EMRs are the hot topic du jour and rightfully so with the tax incentives and federal grants tied to them, as well as the overall efficiencies they bring to the healthcare industry. The conversation is only now starting to talk about the role of secure access in deploying EMRs, and I project this...

  • Wednesday, November 4, 2009 - 9:59am

    The HIMSS Virtual Conference occurred this week, covering myriad of topics ranging from Electronic Health Records (EHRs), impact of the HITECH Act, workflow optimization as well as privacy and security in the cloud for healthcare systems.

    One presentation that readers of this blog may...

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