Highly regarded academic medical center continues CynergisTek’s invaluable ongoing monitoring and analysis of user access activity
AUSTIN, TX (December 7, 2021) – CynergisTek (NYSE American: CTEK), a leading cybersecurity, privacy, compliance, and IT audit firm helping organizations in highly regulated industries navigate emerging security and privacy issues, announces a six-figure 5-year renewal contract with a nationally recognized academic medical center to provide user access monitoring in ePHI and EHR records.
“This renewal reflects our renewed focus on larger long term managed services contracts and the market’s continued priority on partnerships and consolidation of services under key strategic vendors. The confidence this client has shown in our team is evidence of the value this service provides,” said Mac McMillan, President and CEO of CynergisTek. “This program was designed to not only provide customers with the support they need to do this job right, but to also create cost savings in personnel and time. Our healthcare clients have shared with us that this support has allowed them to reduce or repurpose resources to other high priority tasks ultimately saving them valuable resources. Creating positive ROI is a hallmark of CynergisTek’s approach to its managed services.”
CynergisTek’s Patient Privacy Monitoring Services help organizations comply with HIPAA and state patient privacy laws by increasing the visibility into potential policy violations of unauthorized access to patient records. In 2020, CynergisTek’s privacy analysts analyzed millions of lines of data and hundreds of thousands of user/patient access and escalated less than five percent of accesses reviewed saving the medical center a significant amount of time and resources chasing false positives. By partnering with CynergisTek, healthcare organizations can rely on its deep expertise in privacy monitoring while they focus on other vital privacy initiatives.
About CynergisTek, Inc.
CynergisTek (www.cynergistek.com), is a top-ranked cybersecurity consulting firm helping organizations in highly-regulated industries, including those in healthcare, government, and finance navigate emerging security and privacy issues. CynergisTek combines intelligence, expertise, and a distinct methodology to validate a company's security posture and ensure the team is rehearsed, prepared, and resilient against threats. Since 2004, CynergisTek has been dedicated to hiring and retaining experts who bring real-life experience and hold advanced certifications to support and educate the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. For more information, visit www.cynergistek.com or follow us on Twitter or Linkedin.
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