TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 21, 2012) - TELUS Health Solutions and HIPAAT Inc. today announced they are integrating HIPAAT's leading Privacy eSuite consent management service with TELUS' Assure EHR Integration Platform to bring patient-centered privacy to jurisdictional health information exchange. Privacy eSuite electronically manages patients' consent to the collection, use and disclosure of their personal health information while simultaneously adjudicating organizational and jurisdictional privacy policies.
"The ability to ensure information privacy in the exchange of electronic personal health information is critical to consumer confidence. After thorough testing we selected HIPAAT's consent management product for its deep capabilities, flexibility and standards-based design," said Glenn De Roy, vice-president TELUS Health Solutions. "HIPAAT offers the best solution in the market today, and we are pleased to be working with them."
Committed to industry standards, TELUS and HIPAAT have aligned their products with Canada Health Infoway's vision and standards, and with the principles of internationally-recognized Privacy by Design.
"TELUS Health Solutions is widely recognized in Canada as a leader in the electronic exchange of health information," said Kel Callahan, HIPAAT president and COO. "We are proud to support their efforts in empowering healthcare improvement by delivering advanced technologies and applications that turn information into better health outcomes."
About TELUS Health Solutions
TELUS Health Solutions is a leader in telehealth, electronic health records, remote patient monitoring, mobile home and community care, consumer health, benefits management and pharmacy management. Our solutions give health authorities, providers, physicians, patients and consumers the power to turn information into better health outcomes for Canadians. TELUS Health Solutions is Canada's leading Healthcare IT Company as cited by the Branham Group for five years and for being honoured as the ITAC Health Company of the Year (2008) and Health Transformation Company of the Year (2009). For more information about TELUS Health Solutions, please visit www.telushealth.com.
HIPAAT (hip • at) provides consent management and privacy auditing solutions to healthcare. Our SOA-based software balances consumer information privacy and the clinical need to access personal health information. Our interoperable, standards-based approach enables stakeholders at all levels of health data sharing to implement, enforce and audit patient, organizational and jurisdictional privacy policies. For more information, visit www.hipaat.com.