MultiScale Health Networks Prioritizes Security and Privacy with CynergisTek Engagement
MultiScale Selects Leading Cybersecurity Firm’s Services to Proactively Protect Client Data
November 15, 2018 — CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity and information assurance, today announced that MultiScale Health Networks, a pioneer in bringing real-time problem-solving innovations to healthcare, has selected CynergisTek’s signature service, Compliance Assist Partner Program (CAPP). MultiScale will leverage CynergisTek’s expertise and comprehensive risk assessments to proactively secure the MultiScale Hive solution, which enables clinicians to securely communicate and collaborate with EHR and health operations data to address issues in real-time before they become problems.
In order for MultiScale to provide healthcare systems with the most effective and efficient real-time access to electronic health record (EHR) data, the data platform’s security is mission critical. Since MultiScale Hive enhances access to information contained in a health system’s EHR, the company selected CynergisTek’s CAPP offering, which provides privacy, security, and compliance expertise, to refine and strengthen its platform data security through required assessments, testing, and ongoing advisory services.
“With MultiScale Hive, we see immense opportunity to empower clinicians with the data they need to address problems before they happen and work together to improve quality, drive more efficiency, and help health systems positively impact the bottom-line,” said Jim Harding, CEO, MultiScale Health Networks. “When evaluating vendors who could help us proactively secure our solutions both today and tomorrow, CynergisTek was the clear choice given the company’s unsurpassed knowledge of the unique security and privacy challenges in the healthcare industry.”
Both provider organizations and healthcare vendors can augment existing security and privacy programs by engaging with CynergisTek and implementing its suite of cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance services. CynergisTek’s CAPP solution is fully customizable to meet the unique needs of each organization it works with, and provides holistic, ongoing support for all of its clients in order to maintain vigilance in security and privacy programs.
“Healthcare continues to be a top target for cybercriminals. With innovation and increased data interoperability, now is the time for making security precautions a critical component going to market,” said Mac McMillan, CEO and President, CynergisTek. “We are honored to be working with MultiScale Health Networks to provide guidance and support to address the shifting threat landscape as the company continues to transform how clinicians are able to utilize EHR clinical and operational data in a safe and secure manner.”
About MultiScale Health Networks
Founded in 2012, MultiScale Health Networks is a pioneer in reimagining health data by applying new technologies to old approaches. MultiScale Hive brings the vision of real-time health system (RTHS) to healthcare by leveraging the proven technologies that have transformed countless industries into real-time operations. Hive enables clinicians to securely communicate and collaborate with EHR and health operations data to address issues in real-time before they become problems. This empowers clinicians with what they need to improve care quality, drive efficiency and reduce costs. Privately-held MultiScale is a joint venture between industry powerhouses Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH), one of the largest non-for-profit health systems in the US, Johnson & Johnson, and Sabey Healthcare Holdings.
About CynergisTek, Inc.
CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity firm dedicated to serving the information assurance needs of the healthcare industry. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve security, privacy, compliance, and document output goals. Since 2004, the company has served as a partner to hundreds of healthcare organizations and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. The company has been recognized by KLAS in the 2016 and 2018 Cybersecurity reports as a top performing firm in healthcare cybersecurity as well as the 2017 Best in KLAS winner for Cybersecurity Advisory Services.
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