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Doctors who don’t like electronic health records often complain that the software is cumbersome to use. Patients fear that confidential information about their health will be exposed. Imprivata, a 220-employee company in Lexington, Mass., helps hospitals solve both problems with systems that let staff sign into and out of shared computers with a fingerprint or swipe of an ID badge, keeping records secure without slowing down doctors. Some 1,200 hospitals in the U.S. and Europe use it, and the privately held company expects $60 million in revenue this year, says Chief Executive Officer Omar Hussain.

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