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Memorial Hermann Selects FairWarning for Privacy Breach Detection

September 1, 2010
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St. Petersburg, Fla.-based FairWarning Inc., a global supplier of solutions which monitor and protect patient privacy in electronic health records, today announced that Memorial Hermann, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Texas, has selected FairWarning 2.9.2 to enhance its patients’ privacy.

Memorial Hermann serves the greater Houston community with 11 hospitals and a large network of clinics. The healthcare organization makes it their goal to consistently search for better ways to diagnose and treat patients while harnessing the latest technologies, and the addition of FairWarning to their privacy and security toolkit is a part of that effort.

FairWarning will be providing privacy auditing and monitoring across Memorial Hermann’s nearly 20,000 employees. The deciding factors in the selection process included:

  • Specialized privacy breach detection designed for the healthcare industry, based on experience with 300 hospitals and 1,400 clinics
  • Advanced analytics and reporting capabilities designed specifically for Privacy Officers
  • References and case studies from award-winning customers using a variety of clinical systems



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