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Protenus Named 2019 Top Patient Privacy Solution by Black Book Market Research

Protenus also named the best privacy solution for large health systems and physician practices

BALTIMORE, July 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Protenus, the healthcare compliance analytics platform that protects patient privacy for the nation's leading health systems, announces today that it is the top performing provider in the 2019 Black Book Patient Privacy Monitoring Solutions Survey. Protenus was also the leading solution in 10 out of the 18 evaluation categories, with an average score of 9.35 out of 10.0. 

Founded in 2014, Protenus uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze every single action taking place inside a hospital's EHR and ancillary systems. These advanced analytics proactively detect inappropriate accesses to patient data and provide health systems full insight into how health data is used throughout their organizations, often for the first time. AI-powered analytics allow healthcare privacy teams to rest assured that their patient data is safe and allows them to focus on the true threats to their organization and patients, reducing institutional risk over time.

Protenus was recently named the 2019 KLAS Category Leader in Patient Privacy Monitoring. Protenus was also named a Gartner 2019 "Cool Vendor" in Healthcare Artificial Intelligence and received the Innovation of the Year in Data Security award by Healthcare Informatics. Protenus was recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare in 2018 and 2019, and its co-founders, Nick Culbertson & Robert Lord, were finalists for the 2019 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Mid-Atlantic region.

"The Protenus platform exceeded expectations throughout the survey process, continually highlighting that their innovative approach to protecting patient privacy is resonating with health systems across the country," stated Doug Brown, Founder of Black Book. "Protenus' ability to accurately determine the difference between anomalous and normal user behavior, prioritize threats, and reduce false positives and administrative burden will continue to help healthcare get ahead of threats currently plaguing the industry. It's remarkable how this new approach is truly helping health system privacy and security teams do more with less."

Black Book Market Research annually evaluates leading healthcare/medical software and service providers across 18 operational excellence key performance indicators completely from the perspective of the client experience. Independent and unbiased from vendors' influence, over 646,000 healthcare IT users are invited to contribute. Suppliers also encourage their clients to participate to produce current and objective customer service data for buyers, analysts, investors, consultants, competitive suppliers and the media.

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"We are humbled to receive this prestigious recognition from our customers and Black Book Market Research," stated Robert Lord, Protenus President and Co-founder. "Since we founded Protenus, customer delight has always been, and will continue to be our top priority. Our team strives to exceed customer expectations by delivering technology that enables health systems to better protect patient data and reduce risk across the organization."

The Protenus platform will be showcased at the upcoming AHIMA Privacy and Security Institute from Sept. 12 -13, 2019 in Chicago, IL. To schedule a meeting, contact our events team at events@protenus.com.

About Protenus

The Protenus healthcare compliance analytics platform uses artificial intelligence to audit every access to patient records for the nation's leading health systems. Providing healthcare leaders full insight into how health data is being used, and alerting privacy, security and compliance teams to inappropriate activity, Protenus helps our partner hospitals make decisions about how to better protect their data, their patients, and their institutions. Learn more at Protenus.com and follow us on Twitter @Protenus.

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