HID Global Demonstrates Solutions That Solve Strong Authentication Challenges in Healthcare Environments at HIMSS 2014

News Highlights:

  • HID Global’s booth #4772 will showcase its converged solutions and services for IT security and physical access control,  protecting patient data and the facility itself
  • Company will highlight its solution for secure access to Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and compliant solutions for writing  Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS)


AUSTIN, Texas, February 18, 2014 – HIMSS 2014 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, today announced that it will showcase its healthcare security offerings that solve strong authentication challenges for IT security and patient information privacy at this year’s HIMSS in Orlando, Florida. The company will showcase its layered approach to patient data protection and health record security, including user, device and transaction authentication, along with browser protection and application security.   In addition to featuring its broad portfolio of converged physical access control and IT security solutions, HID Global will also highlight its solutions for secure access to Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and compliant solutions for writing Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS)

HID Global will demonstrate its industry leading products and solutions at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL from February 23-27 in booth 4772.  Demonstrations will enable booth visitors to gain a first-hand understanding of how the company’s secure identity solutions conveniently address real-world healthcare security and authentication challenges with minimal involvement of the end-user.  Key demonstrations will include:

Workflow Efficiencies for Secure Access

  • Authentication solution for securing access to Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and other desktop applications
  • Future concepts for Tap In/Tap Out that leverage ID badges in hand and desktop readers for secure workflow access in shared workstation environments 

Convenient Remote Access:

  • Authentication technologies such as soft tokens and appliances that provide secure access to online health information portals
  • Access using mobile devices and  solutions that address the BYOD phenomenon

Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS):

  • DEA compliant solution using a converged ID badge for both door access and digital identity/ certificates
  • PKI solution for the highest level of authentication security

Secure Visitor Management:   

  • Solutions including door readers, cards, printers, and software tools that manage visitor/guest registration, and grant secure access to buildings and doors while providing a digital audit trail
  • Solutions that support  real-time patient feeds using Health Level 7 (HL7) integration so the system contains patient status and room information, and Status Blue integration so approved vendors and temporary employees can be pre-registered 

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About HID Global
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, management, and use of secure identities for millions of customers around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. The company’s primary brands include ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, IdenTrust®, LaserCard®, Lumidigm and HID®. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 2,100 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit www.hidglobal.com.


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Media Contact:
Jeremy Hyatt
Director, Global Public Relations
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