Proven, easy to use secure email enables Highland District
Hospital to protect patients and address HIPAA requirement for nearly a
HILLSBORO, Ohio & DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 18, 2016--
Corporation (ZixCorp), (Nasdaq: ZIXI), a leader in email data
protection, announced that Highland
District Hospital has renewed its contract for Zix®
Email Encryption for an additional five years. A Zix customer since
2007, Highland District Hospital continues to benefit from
industry-leading email encryption and a growing community of Zix users
that makes secure email as easy as regular email.
“Zix Email Encryption works wonderfully. Our patients, employees and
peers appreciate the high level of security without the extra effort,
and our leadership takes comfort in knowing that patient privacy and
compliance are met without interference of quality care,” said Tim
Bogard, Information Systems Manager for Highland District Hospital.
Highland District Hospital uses ZixGateway®, a policy-based
email encryption service, to automatically secure protected health
information (PHI), financial data and other sensitive information
exchanged in outbound emails. With automatic scanning and encryption,
Highland District Hospital safeguards patient privacy and meets its
regulatory obligations under the Health
Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
To further assist compliance, ZixCorp provides enhanced visibility into
encrypted email through a customizable reporting dashboard. With access
to more than 25 different reports, Highland District Hospital monitors
outbound and inbound message data to verify compliance and review email
“Real-time reporting is a helpful resource for my team and our HIPAA
officer. We can view what policies are triggered, who’s sending the most
PHI and if there are any irregularities,” said Bogard. “We can also view
how often messages are sent transparently. It’s nice to know that our
peers aren’t jumping through hoops to exchange encrypted messages with
Highland District Hospital communicates securely and transparently with
more than 200 organizations, including other healthcare providers,
payors, financial institutions and government organizations. Encrypted
emails are automatically decrypted and delivered transparently if
recipients use ZixGateway. Of the 1.1 million Zix encrypted messages
delivered every business day, more than 70 percent are delivered
transparently, without the need for passwords or extra steps. If
recipients do not use ZixGateway, encrypted messages are delivered in
less than two steps through a mobile-friendly, secure Web portal.
“By delivering email encryption in the easiest method possible, we make
communication in the healthcare community stronger and safer,” said David
Wagner, ZixCorp’s Chief Executive Officer. “After nearly a
decade, it’s a testament to our ease of use and innovation that Highland
District Hospital continues to rely on Zix Email Encryption for the
protection of its community and for compliance with HIPAA privacy
About Highland District Hospital
Highland District Hospital is a community-centered hospital serving more
than 65,000 residents from Highland County, Ohio, and surrounding
counties. Highland District Hospital employs more than 340 people,
including 60 physicians, and represents 23 specialties and
subspecialties. For more information, visit www.hdh.org.
ZixCorp is a trusted leader in email data protection. ZixCorp offers
industry-leading email encryption, a unique email data loss prevention
(DLP) solution, and an innovative bring your own device (BYOD) email
solution to meet your company’s data protection and compliance needs.
ZixCorp is trusted by the nation’s most influential institutions in
healthcare, finance and government for easy-to-use secure email
solutions. ZixCorp is publicly traded on the Nasdaq Global Market under
the symbol ZIXI, and its headquarters are in Dallas, Texas. For more
information, visit www.zixcorp.com.
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