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Valley Medical Spotlight: Improving Clinician Efficiency with ExactAccess SSO

Valley Medical Center, a University of Washington facility located in South King County, Washington, is a network of acute care clinics and one public hospital that serves over 600,000 area residents. For 14 years, Valley Medical’s clinical staff had utilized Single Sign-On (SSO) to help streamline clinic workflows, but their solution wasn’t aging well.

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Increasing Healthcare Security & Usability with the IAM Maturity Model

Identity and Access Management (IAM) in healthcare is designed to achieve the balance of strengthening security measures and enhancing clinical workflows through efficient access to digital tools and records— all the while meeting HIPAA and HITECH compliance.

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Healthcare IAM: The Five Step Path to Success

Recently, we discussed how modern Identity and Access Management (IAM) enables healthcare organizations to reduce risk through security, while also enhancing usability for clinicians. However, there are many, different facets of IAM, spreading across a number of areas and processes in healthcare, and these capabilities are extensive for facilities of all sizes.

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Balancing Healthcare Security and Usability with Identity & Access Management

It’s no secret there are high expectations surrounding the healthcare industry, especially today with the state of emergency and fear bound to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Healthcare organizations must take even higher measures to protect patient and staff safety, deliver a high quality of care in an efficient manner, and keep patient records and information secure with adherence to compliance requirements.

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Cut the Paper Trail and Stay DEA Compliant With EPCS Solutions

Enhanced security, increased patient safety, reduced risk of prescription fraud, better patient experience— the benefits of Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) are clear. Spurred in response to the opioid crisis, EPCS eliminates paper prescriptions by allowing clinical prescribers to electronically write prescriptions for controlled substances. It also permits pharmacies to receive, dispense, and archive e-prescriptions.

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What You Need to Know About EPCS: E-Prescribing Benefits and to Whom it Applies

Over the past two decades, the Opioid Epidemic has topped an alarming level of news headlines. In response to this, effective June 1, 2010, the Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) was passed by the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) as an alternative to hard copy prescriptions. 

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Identity Automation to Showcase Award-Winning IAM Platform at 2020 HIMSS Conference

I’m excited to announce Identity Automation will be exhibiting in booth #5669 at the 2020 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) Global Health Conference & Exhibition in Orlando, March 10-12.

The HIMSS conference offers a unique opportunity for us to showcase our award-winning solutions to healthcare professionals from around the country.

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Threats With IAM, Part 4 - Insider Threats

From social engineering attacks and phishing to malware and hackers, the healthcare industry has a firm target on its back. As we explored in the other three parts of our healthcare breach crisis blog series, attacks can come from almost any vector with the payoff for criminals on the dark web or via ransomware being well-worth the effort.

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Identity and Access Management – Bridging the Efficiency and Security Gap in Healthcare

*Disclaimer: This article originally appeared on HIT Consultant.

The healthcare sector is charged with preserving some of the most sensitive information of any industry. Hospitals and clinics are required to securely store data, such as social security numbers, patient medical records, insurance policy details, and credit card numbers.

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Our Top Healthcare Blogs of 2019

This year has been an exciting time as we’ve continued to expand our presence in the healthcare industry! Following our 2018 acquisition of HealthCast Inc., we hit the ground running with a series of new healthcare content.

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