Healthcare Provider Strengthens Security of Health Information with IBM Security

Prolifics and IBM Security software has helped automated management of member data, reducing staff and eliminating redundancies for state healthcare provider.

The Company needed a solution in place that would enable them to comply with evolving industry standards, including HIPAA, which is geared at protecting the confi dentiality, integrity and availability of patient information. Failure to comply poses signifi cant risks to the Company, such as fi nancial consequences and, worse, a security breach that can lead to irreversible damage.

To guard electronic protected health information (e-PHI) the Company saw a need to establish policies and procedures that govern how this sensitive data will be accessed.