New HIPAA Regulations Drive Demand for Accellion Managed File Transfer

Hospitals and Health Networks Use Accellion to Securely Share Personal Health Information

 
February 18, 2010 –

Palo Alto, CA – February 18, 2010 — With stricter HIPAA privacy regulations introduced this week, it is more important than ever for healthcare organizations to demonstrate they conform to the law.  To secure Personal Health Information (PHI) shared electronically and ensure HIPAA compliance, hospitals and health networks are turning to Accellion.  Accellion Managed File Transfer offers unmatched encryption, tracking and reporting capabilities necessary to maintain compliance. 

“Quick and easy access to patient data and medical research is essential to providing superior care and maintaining a competitive edge,” said Gary Rogers, senior vice president of Worldwide Sales.  “Accellion enables healthcare organizations to share images, PHI and other important medical information in near real time while doing so in format that meets today’s rigid security and compliance mandates.” 

The Accellion managed file transfer solution allows healthcare organizations to securely send and receive files and folders up to 20GB in size. With unmatched encryption and authentication check points, it validates recipients so confidential information is not overexposed.  Accellion Secure File Transfer also provides an audit trail for tracking and reporting who received a file and when.  Accellion’s managed file transfer solution integrates both on-premise and off-premise deployment options for cloud and virtual environments which work together seamlessly.

Accellion’s recent healthcare customer wins include:

  • House Ear Institute
  • Illinois Hospital Association
  • Memorial Health System
  • TCS Healthcare Technologies
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
  • Whitney Sleep Diagnostics

About Accellion
Accellion, Inc. is a profitable, well-funded, private company that provides enterprise-class mobile file sharing solutions to enable secure, anytime, anywhere access to information while ensuring enterprise security and compliance. More than 9 million users and 1,600 of the world’s leading corporations and government agencies including Procter & Gamble; Activision; Indiana University Health; Kaiser Permanente; Foley & Mansfield; Lovells; Bridgestone; Ogilvy & Mather; Harvard University; Guinness World Records; US Securities and Exchange Commission; and NASA use Accellion to protect intellectual property, ensure compliance, improve business productivity and reduce IT costs. Accellion file sharing solutions can be deployed on public, private and hybrid cloud environments and provide the ease-of-use business users need while giving the enterprise organization the flexibility, scalability and protection it needs. For more information please visit www.accellion.com or call (650)-485-4300. Follow Accellion’s Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.