Censinet Raises $7.8M in Series A Funding to Transform Third-Party Risk Management for Healthcare ProvidersBoston, MA – April 23, 2019 – Censinet, the third-party risk management company for healthcare providers, today announced that it raised $7.8 million in Series A funding co-led by HLM Venture Partners and Cedars-Sinai Health System with participation from seed investors Schooner Capital, LRVHealth and Excelerate Health Ventures. Censinet will use the funding to build out the Censinet Platform’s vendor risk management capabilities, scale its go-to-market team, and accelerate adoption of the Censinet Platform by healthcare providers and their vendors.
Censinet Launches Industry’s First Third-Party Risk Management Platform Designed Exclusively for Healthcare ProvidersBoston, MA – April 23, 2019 – Censinet today announced the launch of the Censinet Platform, the first and only third-party risk management platform designed and developed in partnership with more than a dozen U.S. healthcare providers to manage the threats to patient care. The launch comes in conjunction with a $7.8M Series A funding round co-led by HLM Venture Partners and Cedars-Sinai with participation from seed round investors Schooner Capital, LRVHealth, and Excelerate Health Ventures (please see “Censinet Raises $7.8M in Series A Funding to Transform Third-Party Risk Management for Healthcare Providers,” issued April 23, 2019).
CynergisTek’s Report Reveals Continued Challenges from Healthcare Organizations on Cybersecurity PreparationAUSTIN, TX – April 11, 2019 — CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today released its annual report, Measuring Progress: Expanding the Horizon. The 2019 report provides a sobering analysis of how healthcare provider organizations measured against the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework (NIST CSF) and the HIPAA Security and Privacy Rules, which outlines best practices for healthcare organizations to adopt to manage cybersecurity risks.
Nuance Supports American College of Radiology’s ACR AI-LAB™ Initiative to Democratize Artificial Intelligence in HealthcareBURLINGTON, MA - April 8, 2019 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), an industry- leading provider of AI-powered solutions, today announced its support of the American College of Radiology (ACR) Data Science Institute’s ACR AI-LAB™ initiative to rapidly scale and democratize the use of AI in healthcare.
Clearwater Further Streamlines Enterprise Risk Analysis for Health Systems with Its New “Component Expert System” Technology, an Enhancement to Its IRM|Analysis™ SoftwareNASHVILLE, TN - April 4, 2019 - As the healthcare industry continues to be targeted by cyber attacks, Clearwater has released new, breakthrough technology that provides hospitals and health systems with a more intelligent view into all of the processes, people, locations, technology and components that can pose a data security risk to an information system. Clearwater’s new Component Expert System (CES), embedded in its IRM|Analysis™ software, enables hospitals and health systems to complete the security risk analysis (SRA) process more efficiently across the enterprise by logically grouping similar information system components based on their properties and associated controls. The patent-pending technology automatically identifies relevant cyber and information risk scenarios, thereby facilitating a more effective risk assessment process.