Imprivata Blog

  • Tuesday, February 2, 2010 - 9:47am

    On Feb. 17, 2009, the HITECH Act was enacted, giving birth to new tiered civil monetary penalties for data breach violations, new powers to state attorney generals (AGs) for class-action pursuit and new guidelines for technology and methodologies that render data “unusable, unreadable or...

  • 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, October 14, 2009 - 10:04am

    I read a good article on FierceEMR recently surrounding a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey on electronic medical records (EMRs) that indicated that the secondary use of this information may be an organization’s greatest asset over the next five years. An overwhelming 76 percent of respondents...

  • 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, 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...

  • Sunday, August 2, 2009 - 10:18am

    Congratulations to Imprivata customer Parkview Adventist Medical Center for recently earning the HIMSS Analytics Stage 6 designation! HIMSS Analytics highlights the Stage 6 award as recognition for hospitals that have made significant investments in healthcare IT and as well as implementing...

  • Thursday, June 25, 2009 - 10:25am

    The New York Times recently published an interesting article on the rising problem of medical identity theft. When the federal government last researched the issue in 2007, more than 250,000 Americans reported that they were victims of medical identity theft. Since that last report, most experts...

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