Market Leader in Depositions and Court Reporting Implements Security and Procedural ProtocolsFlorham Park, NJ, February 12, 2012 – Veritext, the national leader in deposition and litigation support services, today announced it has enacted comprehensive Confidentiality Policies whose implementation makes Veritext compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), in its capacity as a business associate to covered entities. Veritext’s Confidentiality Policies also bring it into compliance with the strictest statewide and national laws protecting Personally Identifiable Information (PII), which is any data about an individual that could identify that person, such as email address, street, address, telephone number or social security.
Veritext compliance initiatives ensure the protection of confidential client information through Confidentiality Policies based upon applicable HIPAA and PII laws and regulations in all office locations around the world. Specific HIPAA requirements include the Secure Electronic Transfer of personally identifiable Protected Health Information (PHI), scanned exhibits & transcripts containing claims information, medical diagnoses, doctor testimony, hospital records, diagnostic test results, and more.
“HIPAA privacy and security practices provide clear guidelines for administrative, physical, and technical safeguards required to maintain the security of confidential information,” said Bob Cullen, CEO, Veritext. “We recognize the importance of becoming HIPAA and PII compliant so that our clients will know that their critical information is secure.”
As the established market leader in depositions and court reporting, Veritext deposition and court reporting services also include fully searchable transcripts and exhibits, a searchable web repository and calendar tool, and XMS, an exhibit management solution.
“As the premier provider of legal, deposition and transcription services, we have earned the trust of our clients and colleagues and work very hard to maintain that trust,” added Nancy Josephs, COO. “We are confident that our investment in HIPAA/PII compliance and advanced technology will deliver the highest level of security and protection and will help to ensure that all confidential healthcare and personal information will be protected throughout the process.”
Veritext was founded in 1997 with the goal of providing superior services to the legal industry. With over a decade of continued industry excellence, Veritext is the established leader in providing technology-driven deposition and litigation support services to law firms and corporations around the globe. More information can be found at www.veritext.com