ShareCor Selects Fortified Health Solutions as a Partner for Cyber Security and Regulatory Compliance Management Services for Louisiana Hospitals

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The statewide healthcare shared-services organization will use Fortified’s secure, cloud-based platform to track, manage, and secure sensitive patient data.

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ShareCor announced today that it has selected Fortified Health Solutions, a Santa Rosa Consulting company, as an endorsed vendor to provide vulnerability threat, security monitoring, and compliance services to help healthcare organizations protect against data breaches. ShareCor is the healthcare shared-services company serving members of the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) and the Metropolitan Hospital Council of New Orleans (MHCNO). Fortified Health Solutions, a leading compliance and cyber security provider, was chosen for its collaborative capabilities to help ShareCor and its members track and manage their security and compliance issues via risk analyses and real-time analytics – leading to increased protection of sensitive patient data.

“As evident in the news today, personal data can be threatened by data breaches via hacks and potentially lead to identity theft,” said Tom Watford, president and chief operating officer of Santa Rosa Consulting. “Patient data security is highly governed within healthcare. Covered entities and business associates responsible for patient data need a trusted partner to help them analyze cyber security threats and continue to manage data security in real time. We’re excited to be working with ShareCor to secure their members’ patient data across the State of Louisiana.”

Fortified Health Solutions blends deep data security expertise with a strong knowledge of the healthcare landscape to assist covered entities and business associates alike with meeting both regulatory and Meaningful Use requirements. Through a combined Risk Analysis and Vulnerability Threat Management managed service platform, Fortified seeks to determine where deficiencies may exist, and establishes a roadmap for remediation efforts, all while maintaining a continuous Risk Management program through ongoing scans of the technical environment.

“Fortified has proven success as a healthcare exclusive cyber security partner. We’re currently working with over 70 healthcare organizations across 25 states.” added Dan Dodson, senior vice president of Santa Rosa Consulting. “We offer a full service solution that ranges from audit preparedness advisory services, penetration testing and forensic analysis to providing Virtual Information Security Officers. This allows us to form a well-rounded remediation process with high visibility for all stakeholders.”

“For our members, protecting their patient data is of the utmost importance” said John Steckler, vice president at ShareCor. “Through our partnership with Fortified Health Solutions, a fully vetted and qualified partner, our members now have the support they need to address these critical privacy and security needs, as well as meet regulatory and meaningful use requirements. We look forward to working with Fortified”

About Fortified Health Solutions:
Headquartered in Franklin, TN, Fortified Health Solutions is a leader in Information Security, Compliance and Managed Services. As part of Santa Rosa Consulting Inc., we are 100 percent healthcare focused, helping healthcare professionals overcome operational and regulatory challenges every day in regards to HIPAA, HITECH and Meaningful Use. Founded in 2009, we have established a heritage of excellence, compliance, and innovation. To learn more about Fortified Health Solutions, and how we can help your organization meet standards, and safeguard your data, please visit http://www.fortifiedhealthsolutions.com -or- Call 615-600-4002 Ext-118

About ShareCor:
ShareCor is the shared services company of the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) and the Metropolitan Hospital Council of New Orleans (MHCNO). ShareCor’s mission is to improve the financial viability of Louisiana’s hospitals through cost effective and innovative programs and services.

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