April 10, 2014 09:30 ET

Henry Ford Health System Selects Rsam for Integrated Risk, Privacy, Security & Vendor Management

Rsam Will Enable Henry Ford to Implement a Streamlined Process for Managing Risk, Compliance, Privacy, Security, and Third-Party Risk Across the Enterprise

SECAUCUS, NJ--(Marketwired - April 10, 2014) - Rsam, the industry-leading provider of Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) platforms, today announced that Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, has selected the Rsam Platform to provide a comprehensive solution for an integrated risk, privacy, security, and vendor management program that will streamline processes and provide enterprise-wide visibility.

To support its holistic view of governance, risk, and compliance, Henry Ford Health System sought a solution that would automate their existing processes but had the flexibility to grow with their changing needs. "During the process we evaluated a number of tools. We found Rsam to have an appealing combination of flexibility, ease of use and administration, as well as terrific workflows," said Meredith Phillips, Chief Information Privacy and Security Officer at Henry Ford. "This enables us to realize our broader vision for risk management and allows us to adjust and optimize our program over time."

Rsam will manage and streamline risk and compliance management, help develop a risk register to catalogue and prioritize risks and controls across the enterprise. In addition, Henry Ford Health System will be able to integrate all aspects of vendor risk management for improved security and privacy.

"Henry Ford Health System is a world class organization taking a proactive approach to risk and compliance management and we are very pleased to add them as a customer," said Neil Hooper, Senior Vice President of Sales at Rsam. "In today's regulatory environment, healthcare organizations are faced with surmounting risk and security business requirements. We look forward to leveraging our extensive experience with other healthcare organizations as we work in partnership with Henry Ford to deliver efficient and effective risk management processes."

About Rsam
Rsam provides the most intuitive and flexible solutions to help organizations successfully manage unique risk, compliance, audit and security needs, quickly. Businesses across the globe trust Rsam technology to minimize risk exposure and decrease the cost of compliance. As the only object-based solution for governance, risk and compliance, Rsam provides businesses with unparalleled visibility, intelligence and control of risk factors. Enterprises use the intuitive interface of the Rsam Platform to automate challenging processes without the need for additional coding or costly professional services. Rsam's unique and proven approach has earned the confidence of global customers in financial services, healthcare, government and other highly-regulated industries and gained repeated recognition as an industry leader by independent analyst and industry press.

About Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, seven hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2012, Henry Ford provided $234 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 23,000 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by CEO Nancy Schlichting. To learn more, visit

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