Partnership Enables Healthcare Organizations to Achieve Basic Desktop Security, Fast Access to Multiple Clinical Applications & Contextual Interoperability

LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2016 ­– Aventura, the healthcare industry’s leading provider of situational awareness for securing and personalizing clinical desktops, announced today that it has selected top ranked HealthCast as its Single Sign-On (SSO) partner. The combined offering brings to market a comprehensive, modular set of solutions that provide basic level desktop perimeter security and two-factor authentication with the ability to leverage SSO and contextual patient awareness for interoperability at the point-of-care.

Aventura’s situational awareness platform, Sympatica ™, utilizes ambient knowledge of who the user is, their location and the patient in care to authenticate and provide access to the electronic health record (EHR). HealthCast’s SSO Connectors will be fully integrated into the Sympatica platform to deliver fast and secure access to an organization’s EHR and multiple clinical applications.

“Our partnership with HealthCast includes a growing library of over 325 SSO connectors,” said John Gobron, CEO of Aventura. “By pre-integrating with Sympatica, customers will have options in their security strategy including the ability to leverage SSO without the complexity and costs commonly associated with other access solutions.”

“We are pleased that our partnership with Aventura will bring the advantages of HealthCast’s application Connectors to those customers that have purchased Aventura’s leading situational awareness solution,” said Joan Mehn, CEO of HealthCast. “HealthCast has 20 years of experience integrating healthcare applications into its solutions making our Connectors more robust and with more functionality than any others in the market.”

Aventura and HealthCast will be exhibiting at the 2016 HIMSS Conference & Exhibition, February 29-March 4. To learn more and to see a demo, please visit: Aventura in booth #1324. Connectors can also be seen at HealthCast’s booth #6054.

About Aventura
Aventura is the leading provider of awareness computing for the healthcare industry. For decades, clinicians have had to adapt their workflow to the limitations of computers; with Aventura, computers can now adapt to how clinicians work. Through its patented technology, Aventura delivers awareness of a user’s identity and role, their location within a facility, what device they are working on, and what patient they are treating. Based on this awareness, Aventura immediately delivers a virtual desktop and dynamically provisions the applications and exact screens a user needs to care for that particular patient, eliminating wasteful clicks and keystrokes. As a result, Aventura helps customers achieve their important initiatives in the areas of EHR adoption and Meaningful Use requirements, PHI security, mobility, and cost containment. Aventura is privately-held and its investors include: Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE: SFE) and Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI), Excel Venture Management, HLM Venture Partners and Memorial Care Innovation Fund. Visit; follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook; or call 888-484-4643 to learn more.

About HealthCast
Since 1996, HealthCast® has created software for healthcare providers to enable fast, simple, and secure access to patient data. Solutions provide unparalleled speed to EHRs and virtual desktops, secure fast-user switching, automated workflow within applications, unique proximity badge features, remote access solutions with second factor authentication, and “roaming sessions” to allow users immediate re-access to their work at any computer throughout the enterprise. It is known for its application Connectors and its track record of integrating 100% of any application requested for integration. Its single sign-on solution has the distinction of being ranked #1 in both the 2011 and 2014 KLAS SSO report.

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