PHILADELPHIA -- WorldExtend, the remote access and network security specialist, today announced that its SecureIDA free managed VPN and managed remote access service has made it simple and cost effective for Hamilton Physical Therapy, an affiliate of U.S. Physical Therapy (USPT), to develop a centrally-managed remote network access system that meets the strict security requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). WorldExtend's service is now utilized by more than 50 USPT clinics across the United States.
"We were looking for a managed remote access solution that would make it simple and cost effective for staff to centrally manage appointment scheduling and all applications," said Alvin Felman, President & CEO of USPT's affiliate, Hamilton Physical Therapy. "As a healthcare practitioner it was critical to meet the strictest security standards to ensure the safety of all patient records and full HIPAA compliance," Felman continued. "WorldExtend's excellent support staff made it simple to meet all our criteria with SecureIDA."