Navigation Links
Memorial Hospital Selects DigitalPersona Pro to Enhance HIPAA Security
Date:8/13/2010

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- DigitalPersona, Inc., a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions, today announced that Memorial Hospital of Union County, Marysville, OH., has selected the DigitalPersona® Pro endpoint protection suite to help meet the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) requirements for secure access to electronic health records (EHR).  DigitalPersona's centrally-managed biometric authentication solution allows Memorial Hospital to prevent unauthorized access to confidential patient records.  Additionally, the DigitalPersona solution has helped Memorial Hospital reduce IT costs from password resets.  In deploying its secure EHR, Memorial Hospital will be eligible to secure federal grant dollars.  

Memorial Hospital, a not-for-profit independent community hospital provides acute and  primary  care to more than 40,000 residents of Union County and five surrounding counties.  Memorial's IT staff is currently rolling out DigitalPersona's strong authentication solution to more than 600 employees.  Memorial Hospital required a solution that would provide authorized users with quick, secure access to PCs in compliance with HIPAA.  Authorized users include Memorial Hospital's full-time employees as well as contingent employees who only work at the hospital two or three days each month.  Given that they work at many hospitals and have to remember logins for many different systems, contingent staff traditionally have the highest password reset rate.

"The DigitalPersona solution provides quick, secure access to our electronic systems including our EHR, improving clinician-patient interaction at the point of care," said Carl Zani, information systems director at Memorial Hospital of Union County.  "Since deploying DigitalPersona Pro, we've experienced a reduction in helpdesk calls for password resets, particularly from contingent staff.  This improves overall efficiency and reduces our IT costs."

The DigitalPersona solution includes DigitalPersona Pro Workstation software, DigitalPersona Pro Server for Active Directory, DigitalPersona Pro ID Server and U.are.U® Fingerprint Readers.  With Memorial Hospital's accelerated timescale, it was critical to find a solution that would fit seamlessly into their existing infrastructure.  DigitalPersona Pro Server integrates tightly with the hospital's Active Directory infrastructure.  DigitalPersona Pro ID Server enables users to log-in from any fingerprint enabled computer within the hospital.  Memorial Hospital will provide users with fingerprint authentication to all enterprise applications including Claims Administrator, Pathways Compliance Advisor, Embla, Medtuity, IMPAX, OBIX, Horizon Patient Folder, Horizon Business Folder, Softlab, Paragon, and Systoc.

"DigitalPersona is providing Memorial Hospital with a turnkey biometric authentication solution for both point-of-care and back-office applications that drives down costs and increases security," said Jim Fulton, vice president of marketing, DigitalPersona, Inc. "DigitalPersona Pro is ideal for helping healthcare organizations leverage Stimulus funds to make a quick and seamless transition to a secure EHR system."

About DigitalPersona

DigitalPersona, Inc. is a global provider of authentication and endpoint protection solutions that make security simple, practical and affordable for businesses of all sizes. The company helps enterprises, government agencies, custom application developers and independent software vendors to efficiently address growing security, compliance and fraud-prevention demands. DigitalPersona's award-winning technology is offered by market-leading computer manufacturers and solution providers around the world. For more information contact DigitalPersona, Inc. at: +1 650.474.4000, or visit www.digitalpersona.com.

© 2010 DigitalPersona, Inc. All rights reserved. DigitalPersona and U.are.U are trademarks of DigitalPersona, Inc. registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


'/>"/>
SOURCE DigitalPersona, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology news :

1. AIUM presents 2009 William J. Fry Memorial Lecture award
2. AIUM presents 2009 Memorial Hall of Fame awards
3. Georgetown Universitys Howard J. Federoff, M.D., Ph.D. receives Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award
4. Arthritis Foundation of India Trust named winner of 2009 IOF Linda Edwards Memorial Award
5. Bates County Memorial Hospital Integrates Fujitsu PalmSecure Biometric Solution Into New Time and Attendance System
6. Joshua E. Neimark Memorial Travel Assistance Award winners
7. Kenneth F. Raffa to give Founders Memorial Lecture at Entomology 2010
8. Brown University and Women & Infants Hospital expand national childrens study to Bristol County
9. Field-hospital-on-a-chip project awarded to nanoengineer from UC San Diego
10. First results from hospital trials testing
11. Rhode Island Hospital simulation center examines benefits and applications of medical simulation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/28/2017)... , March 28, 2017 The ... Hardware (Camera, Monitors, Servers, Storage Devices), Software (Video Analytics, ... Region - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, ... 2016 and is projected to reach USD 75.64 Billion ... and 2022. The base year considered for the study ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Biometric Vehicle ... around 15.1% over the next decade to reach approximately $1,580 million ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as ...
(Date:3/22/2017)... March 21, 2017   Neurotechnology , a ... technologies, today announced the release of the ... provides improved facial recognition using up to 10 ... single computer. The new version uses deep neural-network-based ... and it utilizes a Graphing Processing Unit (GPU) ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... 2017 , ... LabRoots , the leading provider of scientific trending news ... is announcing a new textbook scholarship, the second scholarship in the LabRoots program. ... or older, pursuing a degree in one of the life sciences. The scholarship will ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... ... provider of high quality relocatable and permanent modular buildings, announced the launch ... tools and modern office design characteristics to help support on-site teamwork and ...
(Date:5/24/2017)... Ebola resurfaces in the Democratic Republic of Congo ... reported, a new analysis of the Ebola gene polymerase Replikin ... 2014 and 2017 outbreaks of the disease.  ... the 2014 outbreak. An analysis of the latest data showed ... which again precedes the current outbreak in the DRC. Sequence ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... Yorba Linda, Ca (PRWEB) , ... ... ... stem cells (PSCs) offer an unlimited source of human cardiovascular cells for ... efficient cardiac-directed differentiation methods makes it possible to generate large numbers of ...
Breaking Biology Technology: