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Announcement of Privacy Excellence Awards Winners to be made at HIMSS Industry-Wide Conference Honoring Leading Care Providers for Commitment to Privacy

FairWarning, Inc.:



FairWarning, Inc., the inventor and KLAS Category Leader in Patient Privacy Monitoring1 will announce the 2014 Privacy Excellence Awards winners, recognizing healthcare institutions who have led the way in protecting patient privacy. The Privacy Excellence Awards program showcases healthcare leaders from around the world who are committed to delivering better care and creating a culture of privacy and compliance through courage, innovation, and dedication.

This announcement is unique as the healthcare industry will honor healthcare privacy and security professionals that are proactively leveraging privacy and security as a mission critical asset. This announcement celebrates healthcare’s commitment to building comprehensive privacy and security programs and implementing processes, and governance programs which expand patient trust.
The Privacy Excellence Award submissions were reviewed and assessed by an elite panel of hand-selected judges from government and industry who demonstrate a commitment to privacy as an ideal. Judges included:
-- Dr. Daniel Beaumont, Information Assurance and Governance Lead, NHS Scotland
-- Dr. Ann Cavoukian, Information and Privacy Commissioner, Ontario, Canada
-- John Pritchard, Director of Information Security at St. Charles Health System in Bend, Oregon
-- David Sheidlower, Chief Information Security Officer at Health Quest in Poughkeepsie, New York


February 25, 2014

HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition
Orlando, Florida
3:30 p.m. EST
FairWarning® Booth #3588

To receive an embargoed copy of the press release announcing the winners or for more information on the Privacy Excellence Awards, please contact Jen Stansbury directly at [email protected]. To learn more about FairWarning, Inc. please visit

About FairWarning, Inc.

FairWarning®’s mission is to lead the industry expansion of trust in Electronic Health Records empowering care providers to grow their reputation for protecting confidentiality, scale their digital health initiatives and comply with complex Federal and state privacy laws such as HIPAA. By partnering with FairWarning, care providers are able to direct their focus on delivering the best patient outcomes possible while receiving expert, sustainable and affordable privacy and compliance solutions. Customers consider FairWarning® privacy auditing solutions essential for compliance with healthcare privacy regulations such as ARRA HITECH privacy and meaningful use criteria, HIPAA, UK and EU Data Protection, California SB 541 and AB 211, Texas HB 300, and Canadian provincial healthcare privacy law. For more information on FairWarning® visit or email [email protected].

1 2013 Best in KLAS: Software & Services report, January, 2014. © 2014 KLAS Enterprises, LLC. All rights reserved.

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