RightPatient® and HealthCast® Form Strategic Alliance to Provide Best-of-Breed Biometric Patient Identification and Single-Sign-On (SSO) Solutions to Healthcare Industry
Innovative Partnership Combines Powerful Patient Identity Management Platform with #1 KLAS Single Sign-On Solution to Increase Patient Safety and Secure Access to Patient Data
Atlanta, GA (May 26, 2015) – RightPatient® and HealthCast®, Inc. announced they have entered into a strategic alliance that combines a powerful biometric patient identification and patient safety platform with the #1 ranked single sign-on (SSO) solution (KLAS, 2014) to simplify and secure access to personal health information (PHI), automate workflows, prevent duplicate medical records, deter fraud, and increase operational efficiency. The alliance enables healthcare providers to meet the growing demand for patient and clinician safety and security solutions that can help to achieve the “triple aim” of improving the care experience, improving the health of populations, and reducing per capita costs of healthcare.
With seamless interfaces for all major electronic health record (EHR) systems and customers that collectively process over 30 million annual patient visits, RightPatient® is the healthcare industry’s most innovative and comprehensive patient identification solution. The platform uses various forms of biometric matching to accurately identify patients at all touchpoints along the care continuum, including hospitals, clinics, physician offices, patient portals, and mHealth apps. This enables providers to save countless dollars by preventing duplicate medical records and identity fraud, while strengthening patient safety and protecting sensitive personal health information (PHI).
Recently recognized as the #1 KLAS SSO solution, HealthCast® provides clinicians with fast, convenient, and secure access to healthcare applications to streamline clinical workflow, and protect sensitive, confidential patient information. The solution integrates with all health information systems and supports various forms of credentialing, such as biometrics, proximity badges, and secure tokens. Plus, healthcare providers can use the powerful HealthCast® SSO platform to meet two-factor secure identification credentialing requirements for the electronic prescription of controlled substances (EPCS).
United together, the alliance offers the most powerful patient safety and data integrity solution on the market to safeguard PHI, improve the quality of care, and enhance the patient and caregiver experience.
“Patient safety and EHR data integrity continue to be critical components of a healthcare organization’s strategic objectives, especially in the new era of increased interoperability,” said Michael Trader, Co-Founder and President of RightPatient®. “Our strategic alliance with HealthCast® provides healthcare organizations with the opportunity to concurrently leverage our best-of-breed patient identification solution with an industry-leading SSO platform to improve patient safety and ensure high levels of data integrity for optimized clinical outcomes and reduced costs.”
“RightPatient® and HealthCast® share the same mission of helping healthcare organizations become more efficient, productive, and secure while reducing their costs”, said Joan Mehn, CEO of HealthCast®. “Our #1 ranking by KLAS for single sign-on brings with it the responsibility to bring only the best solutions and services possible to our clients, and RightPatient’s technology and services meet that criterion. We look forward to introducing our clients to RightPatient’s industry-leading solution for patient identification.”
RightPatient® is the healthcare industry’s most flexible and scalable biometric patient safety, patient data integrity, and secure personal health information platform. Interfaces already exist for various EHR systems, including Epic, Cerner®, McKesson, Meditech, CPSI and more. With customers that process over 30 million annual patient visits and backed by over 20 years of experience in healthcare, biometrics, integration and large-scale projects, we are dedicated to innovation and enabling our customers to increase patient safety, protect patient privacy, reduce healthcare fraud, raise patient engagement, and improve performance by safeguarding patient identities from every interaction touchpoint.
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About HealthCast® , Inc
Since 1996, HealthCast® has created software for healthcare providers to enable fast, simple, and secure access to patient data. Solutions provide unparalleled speed to EHRs and virtual desktops, secure fast-user switching, automated workflow within applications, unique proximity badge features, remote access solutions with second factor authentication, and “roaming sessions” to allow users immediate re-access to their work at any computer throughout the enterprise. Its single sign-on solution has the distinction of being ranked #1 in the 2014 KLAS SSO report.