MedStar eToken PRO Protects Access to Critical Hospital Applications

Medical staff and administrators can securely access sensitive records from remote computers

"Our clinicians realize the importance of properly securing patient data, and we continue to receive positive feedback praising eToken's simple, yet powerful authentication technology. The company has been great to work with, as they have helped us deploy eToken with customized security applications used by clinicians throughout our network of hospitals.” Jason Kreuter, Ph.D., Associate Director,  MedStar e-Health and MedStar Clinical Portal

Customer Profile

MedStar Health is a $2.9 billion non-profit healthcare organization and a community-based network of seven hospitals and other healthcare services in the Baltimore-Washington region. As the area's largest health system, and one of its largest employers, with more than 23,000 employees and 4,600 affiliated physicians. MedStar services over 145,000 inpatient admissions and more than one million outpatient visits each year.

Business Challenge

  • Allow medical staff and administrators to securely access sensitive patient records and applications from remote work stations
  • Comply with HIPAA privacy laws and regulations which require certificate based strong authentication

Solution

  • MedStar has deployed thousands of eToken PRO authenticators to clinicians, medical staff and administrators, allowing them to securely access highly sensitive medical records and data from remote computers
  • eToken PRO is a certificate-based authentication solution and meets all the federal regulations (HIPAA) regarding protection of sensitive health records
  • eToken PRO offers additional security applications such as password management and network logon – all on a single USB token