PR Newswire: Imprivata Announces Cortext, The Healthcare Industry's First Free HIPAA Compliant Text Messaging Solution for Smartphones and Desktops

More than 80 Hospitals Already Enrolled in Imprivata Cortext as Unsecured Text Messaging Among Care Providers and Associated HIPAA Compliance Concerns and Collaboration Requirements Continue to Rise

LEXINGTON, Mass., Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprivata®, the leader in healthcare IT security, today announced the general availability of Imprivata Cortext®, the healthcare industry's first free Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliant text messaging solution for Apple iPhone and Android smartphones as well as Web-based chat for nurses without smartphone access. Designed in collaboration with and tested by care providers and hospital IT, Cortext enables efficiency and security to optimize clinical communications and workflows, empowering care teams to easily collaborate and make rapid, accurate decisions about diagnoses and treatments. Eighty-two hospitals have already enrolled in Cortext, including Beaufort Memorial Hospital, Memorial Healthcare and Sonoma Valley Hospital.