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“What is Single Sign-On (SSO)”, and “how does it benefit the healthcare industry?”

You may have heard about SSO, but do you know exactly what it is and how it can benefit the Healthcare Industry? SSO, or Single Sign-On is software which allows end users to login using one single set of credentials. This eliminates the need to remember several set of credentials for each system and application clinicians need to access in order to do their job. Clinicians simply enter their credentials a single time into the network and thereafter each time an application or system is launched they are automatically signed in and authenticated without having to enter anything additional.

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Single Sign On

Automatic login , healthcare , single set of credentials , Single Sign-On , SSO , SSO benefits for healthcare

Single Sign-On (SSO)- the greatest thing to happen to employees since designated parking spots!

Like many other professionals, I used to have a hard time remembering all the passwords to every system I utilized on a daily basis. Trying to recall the various requirements for each password, for each system, can be a cruel and daunting task. My biggest fear is forgetting said passwords, and as a result, having to spend an hour or more on the phone with the IT help desk, just trying to get them reset. That is an hour that could be spent standing by the water cooler, discussing last night’s Game of Thrones episode, or if my boss is reading this, calling clients.

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Single Sign On

Employee Productivity , Security , Single Sign-On , SSO

Tips to easily and cost efficiently meet hipaa requirements

Compliance is a complex issue in many industries and organizations, and there are major fines and potential punishments for not meeting the laws and regulations. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA) is one of the main regulatory laws for the healthcare industry. As you probably already know, HIPAA protects the use and disclosure of patient data and ensures that healthcare organizations have the correct security measures in place to protect patient data.

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Healthcare

Access Management Compliance , Compliance , Healtcare Compliance , HIPAA Compliance , IAM , IT Security