Internationally recognized orthopedic practice selects new innovative solution to protect patient privacy, direct security compliance activities
Baltimore, MD – April 7, 2014 • Sage Growth Partners (SGP), a Baltimore-based healthcare consulting, technology, and marketing firm today announced that they have been retained by Philadelphia-based Rothman Institute to perform a HIPAA security risk assessment for their healthcare organization using the firm’s Security Risk Assessment solution, SRA360°.
Built upon a comprehensive proprietary process, SRA360° identifies areas of potential exposure, providing a roadmap to reduce the risk of security breaches for Rothman and its patient health information. According to Jeff Huddleston, SGP Vice President, Managing Director, “Our proven ability to deliver applied technology expertise to health care organizations enabled us to design a remarkable risk assessment tool, one which significantly outperforms the general risk assessment tools.”
Through SRA360 and SGP’s interdisciplinary team of clinical and IT experts, Rothman has activated qualitative and quantitative diagnostic tools that will drive the organization’s initiative to comply with HIPAA regulations, safeguard the practice against potential security threats, and maximize Meaningful Use incentive funding.
“The truth is that all organizations are vulnerable relative to information security. As a progressive healthcare organization, we recognize the complex trends driving these privacy and security risks,” said Rothman CIO Lancer Seaman. “With Sage Growth and SRA360°, we are confident that we will meet all of the mandated regulations and that our systems will be well positioned to stay ahead of the ever-changing risks and threats.”
“Protecting patient information and ensuring the overall security of private healthcare information is a daunting task and a critical dimension of any health care organization’s core structure,” said SGP CEO, Don McDaniel. “We are honored that an internationally recognized and highly progressive organization like Rothman has entrusted us to participate in the advancement of their privacy and security programs.”
About Rothman Institute
Rothman Institute is a private orthopaedic practice dedicated to providing communities with high-quality, compassionate, and affordable musculoskeletal care that is grounded in evidenced-based medicine, the results of which will exceed expectations. Rothman Institute orthopaedists treat patients at 20 locations in the Philadelphia-region, including an orthopaedic urgent care clinic in Marlton, NJ.
With experts in orthopaedic sub-specialties including spine, hip and knee, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow, hand and wrist, sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopaedic oncology and trauma, the Rothman Institute is internationally recognized for excellence in clinical treatment methods, research, education and technology.
Consistently recognized as national and regional “Top Docs,” the Rothman Institute is proud to be official team physicians for several professional, college and high school teams. For more information about the Rothman Institute please call 1-800-321-9999 or visit www.RothmanInstitute.com.
About Sage Growth Partners
Sage Growth Partners, a healthcare strategy, technology, and marketing communications firm, provides insight, advice and multi-disciplined execution to growth-minded health care organizations, including hospitals and health systems, physicians groups, insurers, trade associations and academic institutions.
With deep roots in the business of health care, SGP has earned a reputation for delivering results to difficult industry and organizational challenges. Founded in 2005, SGP is located in Baltimore, MD and serves clients such as GE Healthcare, University of Maryland Medical System, Availity, LLC, SAS, Precyse, Architrave Health, Biotronik USA, and others.