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Business associate from the medical transcription industry turns to ZixCorp for HIPAA compliance
The sweeping changes to the Health Information Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA) introduced via the Health Information Technology for
The updated act, coupled with anticipated stronger enforcement, has amplified the risks for business associates substantially. These changes have particularly strong ramifications for the medical transcription industry since electronic Personal Health Information (ePHI) is at the core of their industry. Medical transcription vendors are business associates that offer dictation and translation services to medical professionals, clearly a market requiring secure management of electronic PHI.
Sten-Tel anticipated the changes to HIPAA and chose to implement ZixCorp's email encryption service for all sensitive email communication. "Sten-Tel's swift response to the new changes to HIPAA through HITECH demonstrates their understanding of the significance of this new environment," said
ZixCorp delivers HIPAA compliant email encryption services for seamless external communication with Sten-Tel members and business partners. As a ZixCorp customer, Sten-Tel users benefit from access to ZixDirectory(TM), the largest email encryption community in the world with over 18 million members. ZixDirectory plugs Sten-Tel into the community to send and receive secure email through a SaaS architecture that delivers seamless key management in the cloud.
"ZixCorp's email encryption service was up and running in a matter of hours; it's provided us with confidence in knowing we're compliant with the new changes to HIPAA," said
Transcription service is more than words on paper. It's about managing information, the latest technology, quality and reliability, thus forming a true client-vendor partnership. Through our experience in business since 1966, we at Sten-Tel take the time to get to know you and your business so we can deliver the solution you deserve and should expect. You can feel absolutely confident with Sten-Tel. We are HIPAA Compliant, SysTrust Certified, and can now offer both encrypted email and encrypted cloud storage services to our clients.
In the end, it's about having people with knowledge, experience, and commitment to developing meaningful business relationships and delivering excellent customer service that makes our business great. You can count on Sten-Tel to power your business.
Public Relations, Geoff Bibby, +1-214-370-2241, firstname.lastname@example.org, Investor Relations, Peter Wilensky +1-214-515-7357, email@example.com, both of ZixCorp