WINTER HAVEN, Fla., Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elephant Outlook, a global leader in email security and compliance, ensures Pyramid Healthcare Solutions' protected health information remains confidential. Using Elephant's innovative software solution, Pyramid staff safely sends private healthcare data by simply selecting a customized button on their Outlook toolbar.
Pyramid Healthcare Solutions provides revenue cycle management services to hospitals and physician groups. They offer staff and outsourced resources to healthcare organizations for inpatient/outpatient coding, accounts receivable services, and interim staffing. Their credentialed auditors review coding policies and procedures to help healthcare providers prepare for RAC (Recovery Audit Contractor) audits of Medicare claims.
Already a satisfied customer of Elephant Outlook for their email services, Pyramid looked to their email provider to ensure they remained compliant with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996) regulations. Elephant's focus on helping organizations with email security and compliance needs was the partnership Pyramid needed. Through its sister company, Protected Trust, Elephant's team of experts developed an innovative product. Tom Rose, director of information technology and security officer for Pyramid, says, "They were looking at developing a product and we had a need, so we worked together."
One of the biggest advantages Pyramid sees in Protected Trust is its ability to seamlessly integrate with their Outlook email system. Unlike other tools available, Protected Trust simplifies the process of sending confidential attachments. Rose says, "You push one button, it puts the attachment in the Protected Trust, and it's fully encrypted, it's fully secured."As a company built on securely providing efficient, cost-saving solutions to their clients, Pyramid relies on Elephant to protect the privacy of their confidential communications. Nav Ranajee, vice president of sales and marketing for Pyramid, says, "We don't have to worry about it, it's secure. Only people who have the password can unlock the email." In today's environment of having to ensure the confidentiality of protected health information, Protected Trust's solution gives Pyramid peace of mind in knowing that they are meeting those requirements. Elephant Outlook is a leading email service provider and security compliance expert, serving public and private companies in the U.S. and around the world. Elephant Outlook's emphasis on security has earned it a high degree of trust from clients in the financial, healthcare, and technology industries, as well as government agencies, municipalities, law enforcement agencies, national security contractors, and the U.S. Department of Defense. For information on how Elephant Outlook can manage and protect your business communications, call (800) 876-1422 or visit www.elephantoutlook.com. Elephant's sister company, Protected Trust, connects clients to strong security features through both encryption and authentication, offering three verification methods -- registered credentials, phone verification, and shared secret. They equip clients with the confidence that private information is accessed only by the intended recipients. For information on how Protected Trust can help your company avoid severe data breach penalties imposed by HIPAA HITECH and other compliance regulations, call (863) 594-1141 or visit protectedtrust.com.