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October 25, 2016


Amida Care Selects Global Data Sentinel for Next-Generation Security of Client Information and Other Data Assets

New York, NY (October 25, 2016) — Amida Care, New York’s largest Medicaid special needs health plan (SNP) for people with chronic conditions such as HIV/AIDS and behavioral health disorders, has selected New York-based Global Data Sentinel (GDS) for its unified data security, user identity management and comprehensive data access audit solutions.

“When considering our data security needs, both now and in the future, we were looking for a partner who understands the complex regulatory and business needs of a health plan. Global Data Sentinel has the right combination of HITRUST certification, innovative solutions and industry expertise. Knowing that GDS helps us meet our HIPAA, PHI and other electronic security standards allows us to spend more time delivering comprehensive health coverage and coordinated care that helps New Yorkers improve their health and quality of life,”

Said Nicholas Liguori, Executive Vice President of Amida Care.

“We are extremely pleased to have been selected by Amida Care, which has recognized that patient health information and other business-critical data assets require solutions that audit and prevent irregular or unauthorized access to data in real-time,”

Said Robert Schaeffer, Executive Vice President of Global Data Sentinel.

“With the untethered growth of data theft from cyberattacks and internal threats, it’s essential that organizations take appropriate steps to ensure they meet regulatory guidelines and safeguard their network and cloud-based data with preventive measures that mitigate risk up-front. GDS is marrying its commitment to innovation with industry-based certification, where appropriate, in order to meet market demand in this regard.”

About Amida Care Inc.

Amida Care Inc. is a not-for-profit health plan that specializes in providing comprehensive health coverage and coordinated care to New Yorkers with chronic conditions, including HIV and behavioral health disorders. We have a wide network of top health care providers in the five boroughs of New York City, and we are the largest Medicaid special-needs health plan (SNP) in New York State. For more information, visit

About Global Data Sentinel

Global Data Sentinel (GDS) is a New York-based cybersecurity solutions provider, focusing on data security, user identity management, data access controls and audit solutions that help mitigate and prevent unauthorized data breaches in network, cloud, application and mobile environments. With offices in the U.S. and U.K., GDS provides its services to the public and private sectors, delivering the safeguards and peace of mind required to meet the complex security challenges of online business systems.

For more information contact:

Teri Wade, VP of Marketing & Communications, Amida Care 646.757.7705; [email protected]

Robert Schaeffer, EVP, Global Data Sentinel 212.629.1005 x702; [email protected]