Data incident management software in demand


The rise of data breaches in healthcare, combined with the highly scrutinized, regulatory environment, has forced the emergence of data incident management software.

Customer adoption of ID Experts' new software, RADAR, is up 242 percent in one year. RADAR 3.0 is designed to perform incident-specific risk assessments and offering incident response guidance.

"RADAR's incident risk assessment engine provides consistency in how we evaluate all PHI incidents, as well as helps us to comply with the HIPAA Final Rule," said Meredith Phillips, chief information privacy and security officer, Henry Ford Health System.

"RADAR is an important part of our incident management program and it tracks any changes in federal and state breach laws, so that we can focus on protecting our patients and ensure compliance."

RADAR 3.0 is for covered entities and insurance companies to better manage privacy and security incidents involving protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII). It provides incident risk assessment and response guidance to drive decision-making consistency that informs when an incident is a breach and what actions need to be taken. RADAR allows users to meet regulatory requirements imposed by the federal HIPAA Omnibus Final Rule and state data breach laws.

"Unlike general-purpose workflow and documentation software, such as case management and GRC systems that provide forms and regulatory libraries but no incident risk assessment analytics, RADAR delivers patent pending incident risk assessment to guide organizations through the decision-making process, to determine if an unauthorized disclosure of PHI/PII is a data breach and if action is required," said Mahmood Sher-Jan, vice president, product management, at ID Experts. "RADAR handles all data incidents in a consistent way, taking the subjective element out."






data breaches, data incident management software, ID Experts, RADAR