JAC has collaborated with Imprivata, the healthcare IT security company, to ensure that Imprivata Confirm ID™ integrates with JAC Medicines Management electronic prescribing system. The comprehensive identity and multifactor authentication platform for healthcare will improve security, auditing and efficiency of medication lifecycle workflows by enabling fast, secure authentication within the EPMA system, including for witness signing for drug administering.
The integrated solution allows users to simply tap a proximity card to authenticate within the JAC EPMA system, replacing the manual entry of user name and passwords, which are often complex and can be easily forgotten. Visibility into all user interactions with patient records, hospital financial data, and other sensitive information is also made easier. This delivers an auditable trail enabling organisations to meet important governance requirements and reduce the risks of information loss.
“Good cyber hygiene isn’t just about protecting systems from harm, it’s about enabling technological leaps that help to improve patient outcomes and deliver proactive care management,” commented Dr. Saif Abed, Medical Director EMEA at Imprivata. “The Imprivata Confirm ID integration with JAC EPMA makes security invisible to users, improving security and compliance without compromising efficiency or the delivery of patient care.”
Grant Harris, Director of IT at Western Sussex Hospital NHS Foundation Trust stated; “Imprivata has helped us optimise our use of the JAC system by improving efficiencies for clinicians and enabling fast, convenient authentication for witness signing. Enabling these automated workflows with the same process we have for SSO delivers a consistent, familiar workflow for accessing workstations and applications, as well as for the re-authentication workflows within the JAC system. Not only has this driven adoption, but we have improved visibility and have a more complete audit trail for prescribing, administering, and disposing of controlled drugs.”