Imprivata Blog

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 9:48am

    As we turn the page to 2010 and look to delve into the top–level security concerns that lie ahead, we’d be remiss not to reflect on those security events that helped shape 2009 into the ‘year of the data breach,’ and take these as learning experiences for the New Year.

  • 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...

  • Wednesday, October 21, 2009 - 10:02am

    Back when this blog was in its infancy, we outlined a number of identity management resources that readers should check out. Those blogs are still on the “must-read” list, but there are a number of new ones that have popped up that people interested in identity and access management may find...

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2009 - 10:05am

    I just left the annual Cerner Health Conference in Kansas City, where clinical and technical users of Cerner software gather to share ideas, best practices and technology solutions that are molding the future of healthcare.

  • Monday, September 21, 2009 - 10:08am

    Khalid Kark of Forrester Research recently issued a useful whitepaper that outlines the security reforms needed to improve patient data security in the healthcare industry. The whitepaper highlights four key reasons why healthcare organizations are failing behind on security. Khalid provides a...

  • Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 10:09am

    I am currently at the Insight 2009 Annual Conference in Orlando, where 1,200-1,400 attendees are converging to learn and build relationships centered on their McKesson healthcare IT systems. Users are hearing details of new product enhancements and integrations, learning best practices and...

  • Wednesday, August 26, 2009 - 10:11am

    In February 2009, the Obama administration announced that $2.0 billion in grant money will be made available to help hospitals and other health care providers transition to electronic health records (EHR). This past Monday, the White House took a big step and launched the first of two grant...

  • Monday, August 3, 2009 - 10:16am

    At Parkview Adventist Medical Center we're very proud of our accomplishment of being only one of a handful of hospitals that have been awarded with HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 status.Moving to an EMR format and a paperless environment requires a significant commitment from the executive team and...

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