Banner Health Selects FairWarning® Patient Privacy Monitoring Solution

  Banner Health Selects FairWarning® Patient Privacy Monitoring Solution

      Hospital deploying privacy monitoring solution to meet regulatory
          requirements, enhance patient trust and drive efficiencies

Business Wire

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- February 12, 2013

FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and world’s leading supplier of patient
privacy monitoring solutions for Electronic Health Records (EHRs), today
announced that Banner Health System has selected FairWarning^® to conduct
proactive privacy auditing, joining a growing number of healthcare
organizations across the United States that are leveraging patient privacy
monitoring to comply with US Federal regulatory mandates, protect patient
privacy and provide a secure foundation for the uninterrupted growth of
Electronic Health Records.

Based in Phoenix, AZ, Banner Health System is one of the largest nonprofit
hospital systems in the country, with 23 acute-care hospitals and health care
facilities, and more than 36,000 employees. Banner Health operates in seven
states: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada and Wyoming.
With an internationally recognized research program, Banner Health offers
hospital, physician services, hospice and home care, and a 55-bed simulation
medical center -- the largest of its kind -- to enhance health care provider
training. Banner Health has been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 5 of
Large Health Systems -2012 and One of Top Ten of Integrated Health Networks.

Banner Health System’s selection of FairWarning^® for patient privacy
monitoring is a continuation of their vision to protect patient privacy and
ensure patient trust. Banner Health System selected FairWarning^® to address
the following:

  *Fulfill HIPAA and ARRA HITECH privacy regulations
  *Achieve Meaningful Use criteria
  *Automate detection of potential privacy breaches
  *Diminish risks to patient privacy
  *Maintain a positive reputation in the community

“We are deeply committed to our mission “to make a difference in people's
lives through excellent patient care”, and that begins with a foundation of
trust and confidence. After extensive research, the flexibility of
FairWarning^® was a major attraction as it offers interoperability with all
the systems we run,” said Michael Warden, Chief Information Officer at Banner
Health System. “Banner will initially deploy FairWarning^® integrating its
core Cerner Millennium^® EHR, with further implementation of other
applications at a later stage.”

For more about FairWarning^® patient privacy monitoring solutions, please

Cerner Millennium^® is a registered trademark of Cerner Corporation and/or its
subsidiaries, and is not affiliated with FairWarning, Inc.

About FairWarning, Inc.

FairWarning^® invented and is the global leader in Patient Privacy Monitoring
solutions which guard against abuse of patient information in Electronic
Health Records (EHRs) and Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) enabling care
providers to confidently connect physicians, clinics, patients and affiliates.
FairWarning^® Patient Privacy Monitoring solutions are compatible with every
major EHR and 185 applications used in healthcare including Allscripts,
Cerner, Epic, GE, McKesson, MEDITECH, Siemens, and many others. Customers
consider FairWarning^® solutions essential for compliance with healthcare
privacy regulations such as ARRA HITECH privacy and meaningful use criteria,
HIPAA, EU Data Protection, UK Freedom of Information Act, California SB 541
and AB 211, Texas HB 300, Massachusetts 201 CMR 17.00 and Canadian provincial
healthcare privacy law. For more information on FairWarning^®, please visit or email


FairWarning, Inc.
Alison W. Matherly, 727-576-6700 x. 137
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