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Single Sign on for Microsoft Amalga – Sentillion Signs License Agreement

Posted Jun 23 2009 5:20pm

If you work in a healthcare facility, hospital, etc. this is the big demand, not having to enter separate log on for each area for viewing and inputting image patient data.  The Single Sign on Module will now be sold as part of the Amalga solution with data aggregation.  Not too long ago I spoke with Steve Shihadeh,VP of Microsoft Health Solutions Group who provided some very informative context on where Amalga is today and where the growth potential is and will be 

Steve Shihadeh, VP Microsoft Health Solutions Group – The Amalga Software Solution for Aggregating Hospital Information (Interview)

Below is a screenshot listing some current clients with Sentillion, some names you will more than likely recognize.  Press release follows below.  BD

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Press Release:

SENTILLION AND MICROSOFT SIGN SOFTWARE LICENSING AGREEMENT TO STREAMLINE ACCESS TO HEALTH DATA 

Microsoft’s Amalga Unified Intelligence System Achieves Seamless Clinical Workflow By Embedding Sentillion’s Single Sign-On and Context Management Technology 

ANDOVER, MA – June 23, 2009 – Sentillion, Inc. announced today that it has signed a licensing agreement with Microsoft Corp. in which Sentillion will supply its single sign-on (SSO) and context management technology to become a featured module of Microsoft Amalga Unified Intelligence System (UIS) 2009.

Amalga UIS addresses a common and critical challenge of healthcare providers — how to integrate vast amounts of clinical, administrative and financial data that flows in and out of disparate information systems, and tailor that information for use by physicians, nurses, administrative staff, analysts, laboratory technicians, researchers and administrators. Through the licensing agreement with Sentillion, Microsoft will offer Sentillion’s SSO and context management technology with Amalga UIS, enabling data to be delivered with patient context integrated into existing clinical workflows.

“Amalga UIS empowers clinicians and other healthcare professionals with a comprehensive, real-time view of patient health data previously locked away in separate IT systems,” said Mike Raymer, general manager, Microsoft Health Solutions Group. “But for clinicians and others to readily adopt and get the maximum value out of a new platform like Amalga UIS, it needs to become an inherent part of the clinical workflows that drive the patient care delivery process. Our collaboration with Sentillion is designed to achieve that level of integration.”

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Key to Microsoft’s selection of Sentillion software for Amalga UIS is its ability to integrate all types of clinical applications, regardless of whether they are Web, Windows or legacy systems.  Amalga UIS will use Sentillion’s Bridge technology, which is a flexible, extensible and uniform mechanism for interfacing to applications in order to achieve SSO and context management.

“It is truly an honor to collaborate with Microsoft to provide an important component for the Amalga UIS data aggregation solution,” said Paul Roscoe, president, Sentillion.  “Sentillion is committed to the vision Microsoft has for Amalga UIS and we believe that our combined offering will unify systems data and behavior, turn information into health intelligence and critical knowledge and ultimately, drive positive changes in both clinical and IT practices.”

This new offering will be sold directly by Microsoft with the Amalga UIS platform.

About Sentillion
Since 1998, Sentillion has been revolutionizing healthcare IT with award winning, industry recognized identity and access management technology. Sentillion has successfully combined patented technology with a deep understanding of the healthcare industry to deliver the most comprehensive set of solutions for single sign-on, user provisioning, clinical workstations and desktop virtualization. Recognized as the number one single sign-on (SSO) vendor in the KLAS Top 20: 2008 Year-End Report, Sentillion is the only identity and access management company whose solutions are used daily by over 400,000 caregivers in leading healthcare organizations across North America and Europe. Sentillion is a privately held company headquartered in Andover, Mass.  For more information, visit Sentillion at www.sentillion.com.

Contact:
Jennifer Haas                                                 
Sentillion                                            
(978) 689-9095 x262                                     
jennifer.haas@sentillion.com

Sentillion: Identity and Access Management for Healthcare

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