ID Experts Partners with FairWarning to Simplify Healthcare Organizations’ Compliance with Federal and State Data Breach Notification Laws
PORTLAND, Ore., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – With healthcare now the top-breached industry, healthcare organizations and providers are challenged by the complexities of auditing, assessing, documenting, and reporting these privacy incidents. To help simplify healthcare privacy incident detection, incident assessment and reporting in order to comply with Federal and state data breach laws, ID Experts has successfully completed FairWarning® Ready for Compliance and Reporting Certification for RADAR 2.0. With ID Experts as a FairWarning® Ready certified partner, the integrated products offer healthcare organizations a simplified solution for the detection of healthcare data breaches and compliance with HITECH Act and states obligations.
Products Enable Streamlined Incident Management Process
ID Experts RADAR 2.0, is a patent pending web-based application helps simplify incident risk assessment, documentation and reporting process of privacy or security incidents involving personally identifiable information (PII) and protected health information (PHI). The certification, announced today, enables FairWarning® customers to feed data associated with privacy incidents from FairWarning® into ID Experts RADAR, enabling best-practice incident management processes.FairWarning’s privacy data breach detection for healthcare is already in use at over 800 hospitals and 2,500 clinics.
“The combined offering of FairWarning® privacy breach detection and ID Experts RADAR provides our customers with end-to-end life-cycle management of privacy incidents. FairWarning® is excited to have ID Experts RADAR certified and available to our customers,” said Shane Whitlatch, executive vice president of Global Alliances at FairWarning®.
With this certified FairWarning® Ready solution, ID Experts RADAR makes it more efficient for healthcare organizations to detect and assess incidents, and follow through with the appropriate regulatory reporting and notification to help meet Federal and state compliance. Information and a video are available at http://www2.idexpertscorp.com/RADAR
“With RADAR 2.0, our customers assess incidents and produce response plans based on HITECH Act breach notification rule and breach notification laws across all states and territories,” said Mahmood Sher-Jan, vice president, product management, at ID Experts. “As a FairWarning® Ready partner, we can help healthcare organizations efficiently manage incidents detected by FairWarning® and help determine if any are breaches according to complex federal and state regulations using a highly intuitive and automated process.”
About ID Experts
ID Experts is the leader in comprehensive data breach solutions that deliver the most positive outcomes. The company has managed hundreds of data breach incidents, protecting millions of affected individuals, for leading healthcare organizations, corporations, financial institutions, universities and government agencies. In healthcare, the company contributes to relevant legislation and rules including HITECH and is a corporate member of HIMSS. ID Experts data breach preparedness and response services have been endorsed by the American Hospital Association. ID Experts is active with organizations that advocate for privacy for Americans including ANSI/Identity Theft Prevention, Identity Management Standards Panel and the International Association of Privacy Professionals. For more information, visit http://www2.idexpertscorp.com/; join in the All Things HITECH discussion via LinkedIn at bit.ly/AllThingsHITECH; and follow ID Experts on Twitter @IDExperts.
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