FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and a leading supplier of privacy breach detection solutions for Electronic Health Records, has announced that Memorial Hospital & Health System based in South Bend, Indiana has selected FairWarning®to conduct proactive privacy auditing for Cerner Millennium as well as other healthcare applications across their enterprise.
Memorial Hospital & Health System joins a growing list of Cerner-based healthcare providers who are leveraging privacy breach detection to comply with US Federal regulatory mandates, protect patient privacy and provide a secure foundation for the uninterrupted growth of Electronic Health Records. Cerner customers representing over 300 hospitals have now committed to FairWarning® for privacy breach detection solutions.
With roots back to 1894, Memorial Hospital & Health System has grown from a three-bed care provider to a 526 bed, multi-hospital health system nationally recognized as a leader in care and innovation. In 2001, Memorial Hospital & Health System was named one of the nation’s Top 100 Hospitals® by Thomson Reuters, which is a reflection of the health system’s commitment to being a national model for excellence.
Memorial Hospital & Health System’s selection of FairWarning® for privacy breach detection is a continuation of their vision to protect patient privacy and ensure patient trust. Memorial Hospital & Health System selected FairWarning® to address the following:
- Fulfillment of HIPAA and ARRA HITECH privacy regulations
- Automate investigation of potential privacy breaches
- Diminish risks to patient privacy
- Maintain a positive reputation in the community
“After an extensive diligence process, FairWarning® proved they are the leader in privacy breach detection solutions for Cerner-based health systems. Memorial Hospital & Health System is a nationally recognized leader in patient care and we are committed to being a leader in patient privacy so that our patients have complete trust that the information they share with our health system is secure and private,” said Steve Huffman, Chief Information Officer, Memorial Hospital & Health System.