KuppingerCole Report
By Martin Smith

Healthcare IAM: Enhance the Clinical Workflow

The Healthcare sector faces the common challenges of all businesses today: digital transformation, cyber-security, and increasingly stringent regulations. But Healthcare also has unique challenges because clinical operations depend on continual access to customers’ most sensitive personal information and require life-or-death decisions on a daily basis. This environment demands digital-identity capabilities that enable fast, anywhere/anytime access to clinicians while satisfying growing requirements for security, privacy and compliance.
By Martin Smith

Commissioned by Imprivata

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1 Executive Summary

There is no question that IAM infrastructure is becoming increasingly critical to the business success of healthcare providers. This is driven in the ...

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2 Highlights

  • On the dark Web, complete medical records can sell for as much as $60 apiece, whereas social security numbers are a mere $15. Stolen credit cards se ...
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3 Large Healthcare Providers’ Business Challenges

“The delivery of health care is founded on the establishment of a trust relationship between and among providers and patients. The foundation of thi ...

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4 Essential IAM Capabilities for Healthcare Providers

“doctors . . . do not want security interfering with their workflows. Security is often non-transparent and requires people to make changes. For exa ...

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5 Imprivata’s Strategy: Focus on the Clinical Workflow

“In a healthcare environment, [Imprivata OneSign®] can offer an increase in productivity and time savings . . . care providers can spend less time w ...

Imprivata’s core offering is Imprivata OneSign, described as an enterprise single-sign-on (SSO) solution. What differentiates Imprivata’s SSO is h ...

Imprivata Identity Governance also provides internal and external audit and compliance reporting. Out-of-the-box analytics that draw on both role data ...

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6 Recommendations

Contrary to the popular saying that “security is everybody’s business,” the physicians and nurses in a hospital believe that their business is s ...

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