OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (NASDAQ: VDSI), a global leader in authentication, digital signatures, and identity management, announced today that PointClickCare, a leading provider of cloud-based software for the senior care industry, has implemented VASCO's strong authentication solution.
Recently, PointClickCare launched their new Practitioner Engagement mobile solution that enables practitioners to view patient charts, electronically co-sign orders, and deliver care anytime, anywhere through a mobile device. In order to meet privacy and security rules, a positive ID is required for electronically signing orders, observations and notes.
PointClickCare is leveraging VASCO's DIGIPASS GO 6 one-button authenticators to enable healthcare practitioners to conduct secure, HIPAA-compliant mobile conversations, and approve and sign patient orders. This makes their job easier, and helps them deliver faster and better care to patients.
"Security is an important issue for senior care practitioners when implementing an authentication and positive identification solution for electronically prescribing and co-signing orders," says Dave Wessinger, PointClickCare CTO. "VASCO's strong authentication addresses these challenges by offering a convenient and safeguarded second factor authentication for our customers that will meet the DEA's requirements."
"We are delighted to have PointClickCare, a leading EHR platform for long-term care, select VASCO as their cloud security provider," says Jan Valcke, President and COO at VASCO Data Security. "We are proud that we can not only provide a custom solution, but also offer an extra service by managing the logistics process and the distribution of the devices to their users."
PointClickCare helps healthcare providers meet the challenges of senior care by enabling them to achieve the business results that matter – enriching the lives of their residents, improving financial and operational health, and mitigating risk. Recently recognized as the #1 long-term care software vendor by KLAS Research, PointClickCare's cloud-based software platform takes a person-centered approach to managing senior care, connecting healthcare providers across the senior care continuum with easy to use, regulatory compliant solutions for improved resident outcomes, enhanced financial performance, and staff optimization. Over 9,000 skilled nursing and senior living facilities use PointClickCare today, making it the North American healthcare IT market leader for the senior care industry. For more information on PointClickCare's ONC certified software solutions, please visit www.pointclickcare.com.
VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as a global software company for Internet security serving a customer base of approximately 10,000 companies in more than 100 countries, including approximately 1,700 global financial institutions. VASCO's primary markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.
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