Imprivata Developer Program (IDP) Expands as OneSign No Click Access Becomes Authentication Standard for Virtual Desktop Environments in Healthcare

IDP Partners to Demonstrate Integrated Solutions throughout Citrix Synergy 2012 Barcelona

Lexington, Mass., October 15, 2012Imprivata®, the leader in healthcare IT security, announces strong demand from technology solution vendors for participation in its Imprivata Developer Program (IDP) which was introduced in February. Through the IDP, a range of third-party vendors are integrating OneSign authentication into their software and hardware solutions via a family of application programming interfaces (API) and software called OneSign ProveID™.  In particular thin and zero client manufacturers are turning to Imprivata to integrate their solutions with Imprivata OneSign’s No Click Access.  According to a recent survey, the healthcare industry’s swift adoption of desktop virtualization is expected to grow by 44% in 2013[1].

“In an industry challenged to raise the quality of care for entire populations, while at the same time drastically reducing costs, virtualization has changed the game by enabling the delivery of the right care at the right place at the right time,” said David Ting, Imprivata founder and CTO.  “OneSign ProveID allows thin and zero client manufacturers to incorporate seamless strong authentication into desktop roaming, making our joint solutions practical and simple for a workforce that is constantly on the move caring for patients.”

With Imprivata OneSign and desktop virtualization, authorized doctors, nurses and other caregivers can access patient data from anywhere with just the touch of a finger or the tap of a badge. As a user moves between workstations, PCs, thin or zero clients, the state of the virtual desktop is retained, removing the need to restart each application and streamlining access to patient information.  The combined solution eliminates password-related frustration and delivers electronic information to clinicians wherever they are, helping to speed the adoption of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) systems.  Care providers are more productive and IT benefits from reduced maintenance and increased security through centrally stored data.  OneSign enables strong authentication across a wide range of operating systems, applications and devices with the broadest support of modalities, including fingerprint biometrics, proximity and smart cards, one-time passwords, and USB tokens.   

Secure, No Click Access to Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenAPP on display throughout Citrix Synergy 2012 Barcelona, October 17-19

Attendees can see fast, secure access to thin and zero clients, including devices embedded with TI’s new DM8148 System-on-Chip, at Imprivata Stand # 410 as well as at partner stands. 

HP – See OneSign No Click Access integrated with HP t410 Smart Zero Client with system-on-chip design at Stand #207

IGEL Technology GmbH – Demonstrating Imprivata OneSign No Click Access on an IGEL UD5 thin client at Stand #401

NComputing – Ready for Healthcare: Featuring "tap-in, tap-out, tap-over" virtual desktop sessions workflow - Virtual Desktop session login and authentication with RFID proximity badge readers, typically used in Healthcare clinician workflow applications features integrated technology from Imprivata. Stand #202

Praim – See the integration of thin & zero client solutions powered by ThinOX (the Praim OS for its Thin and Zero Clients product line) with Imprivata OneSign for fast, secure authentication to Citrix XenDesktop / XenApp with HDX™, with a simple “tap” of an ID proximity badge or traditional Smart Card Strong.   Stand #411

Samsung Electronics Co – Demonstrating the speed of secure No Click Access from Samsung Thin and Zero clients at Stand #208.

 “Healthcare organizations around the world are feeling the same pressure to improve productivity, comply with security mandates and cut costs,” said Jack Lyons, Director, Americas Healthcare ISV’s, Citrix Systems.  “Hospitals have been quick to take advantage of on-demand desktops that can be delivered to any caregiver, anywhere, on any device. Together with Imprivata, we are improving workflows for physicians and nurses and ensuring that patient data is protected.”

[1] 2012 Desktop Virtualization Trends in Healthcare Research Report, Imprivata, August 2012

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Imprivata, the leader in healthcare IT security, enables secure access and collaboration for two million healthcare users worldwide. As the #1 independent provider of single sign-on and access management solutions for healthcare and other regulated industries, Imprivata OneSign® Single Sign-On is exclusively endorsed by American Hospital Association’s (AHA) and recognized by Gartner and KLAS. The company hospitals trust with securing their patient information now offers Imprivata Cortext®, the healthcare industry’s first free, HIPAA compliant text messaging solution designed for physicians and nurses. Headquartered in Lexington, Massachusetts, Imprivata serves 1,300 hospitals in partnership with over 200 EMR and technology infrastructure vendors around the world. For more information, please visit

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[1] 2012 Desktop Virtualization Trends in Healthcare Research Report, Imprivata, August 2012