Imprivata Blog

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Tuesday, December 22, 2009 - 9:49am

    2009 was a tough year with the global economic downturn resulting in unprecedented workforce reductions. As a result, security risk from insider breaches has never been greater. Now, as we look to turn the page to 2010, it’s already clear that organizations will continue to go beyond 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...

  • Tuesday, December 8, 2009 - 9:53am

    Imprivata’s Geoff Hogan authored an article for Security Technology Executive last month titled, “Passwords in Peril” that delves into the password management conundrum that organizations face with the growing number of applications that employees use daily. While the article summarizes...

  • Tuesday, November 24, 2009 - 9:56am

    The right single sign-on (SSO) solution can resolve your password management issues. However, some SSO solutions raise as many issues as they promise to solve—the cost of purchase can be quite high, and the complexity of implementation and management can overwhelm IT departments. As you start...

  • 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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