|DIGIPASS™ Expands Presence in Healthcare Market|
Secures Internet Healthcare Administration for ehalthcareasia
HORIZON SYSTEMS LIMITED integrates DIGIPASS™ strong authentication and digital signature security into electronic healthcare claims processing system.
(NOTE: ehealthcareasia merged with Quality Healthcare in 2002.)
HONG KONG, May 2, 2001 íV HORIZON SYSTEMS LIMITED, represents DIGIPASS™ Strong Authentication, a network security solution that enable e-banking, e-commerce and corporate remote access, today announced that ehealthcareasia Limited - EHA (www.qhms.com
), Asia's first listed group of e-health businesses (HKSE: 835), has selected DIGIPASS™ handheld strong authentication and digital signature security platform to protect its Internet-based healthcare administration services. The contract with EHA further confirms DIGIPASS™ capability to provide online security that meets the unique needs of healthcare organizations around the world.
EHA is drawing on the security expertise and IT services of HORIZON SYSTEMS LIMITED in implementing a secure, convenient system to serve the needs of Hong Kong's healthcare administrators, providers, and insurers. HORIZON SYSTEMS LIMITED is a growing systems integrator delivering banking, governmental, and e-business application solutions in Hong Kong as well as mainland China. EHA's DIGIPASS™ integrated systems allow the secure electronic transmission of healthcare billing, claims, and patient eligibility data between providers and payers in the health and insurance industries in a convenient and secure manner.
"Since we are making healthcare information available online, the security and privacy of our customers and their patients are of paramount concern to us," said Philip Callender, Chief Technology Officer of EHA. "By incorporating DIGIPASS™ security as well as advanced encryption into our systems, HORIZON SYSTEMS LIMITED addressed these issues to our complete satisfaction. Healthcare providers, payers, and other participants can only access the information that they are authorized to view."
Vincent Huang, Sales & Marketing Manager of Horizon Systems, concurred. "DIGIPASS™ advanced authentication solutions are ideal for securing Internet applications such as the one developed by EHA," he noted. "We and our customers are constantly impressed at how easily and affordably DIGIPASS™ security is integrated into core business processes, providing top security at a low total cost of ownership. Our work with EHA further establishes our ability to support the business goals of healthcare organizations by safeguarding the integrity and privacy of patient information."