Keyware and HospITech Partner to Address HIPAA Security Concerns Through Biometrics

MONTVILLE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 4, 2001–Keyware and HospITech Solutions announced Tuesday that they have formed a strategic alliance to assist healthcare organizations comply with security standards mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), through the use of biometric technologies.

Keyware, a pioneer in the field of biometrics, offers advanced authentication expertise to healthcare organizations resulting in a new level of patient privacy protection, data security and convenience. Biometric authentication, the technology of verifying an individual by means of personal characteristics such as voice, face, and fingerprints, ensures the identity of the individual to whom information access is granted.

Keyware’s biometric solutions are complemented by HospITech’s HIPAA methodology, a modular approach that clients can complete one step at a time. HIPAA service modules include Initial Assessments, Impact Analysis, Project Planning, Staff Training, Plan Implementation and Contingency Planning (Disaster Recovery).

Both companies agree that adding biometric and/or other advanced authentication technologies in response to HIPAA is not only proactive on the healthcare organizations part, but also critical to the level of security they need today. For more information please visit or

About Keyware

Keyware (NASDAQ Europe: KEYW) is one of the world’s leading providers of authentication solutions for real-world business applications, and a pioneer in the field of biometrics. Keyware’s centralized authentication server (CAS) with LBV-technology allows companies to manage multiple authentication techniques, including biometrics, from one central server. CAS optimizes security and convenience for physical locations, e-commerce, network, smart cards and telecommunications applications. Keyware’s award-winning technology is sold globally. Co-headquartered in Brussels (Belgium) and Woburn (Mass., USA).

About HospITech Solutions

HospITech Solutions, the healthcare consulting division of Computer Reserves, is an IT solutions provider. With over 30 years IT and hospital experience, HospITech improves the business process to reduce costs, update technology and enhance productivity. Services provided by HospITech Solutions include HIPAA Compliance, Disaster Recovery, Outsourcing, e-Integration, Single Sign-on, Media Conversion, and IT Assessments. HospITech Solutions has a nationwide client base. Company is headquartered in Montville, NJ.

Keyware plus the Keyware logo, LBV – Layered Biometric Verification, CAS, CAS Guard and aXsGuard are all trademarks of Keyware. All other company, brand or product names contained in this document may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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