Client Profile:

LSU Health Sciences Center

Client Overview:
The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – Shreveport hosts services that span north Louisiana, including Schools of Medicine, Allied Health Professions and Graduate Studies, and three acute care hospitals.

LSUHSC proudly provides a broad portfolio of biomedical research programs with a firm commitment to advancing knowledge and public service, and collaborates with other leading organizations across both private and public sectors.

Security Challenge
The Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport first approached SenditCertified with two needs.

First and foremost, they had a need to adhere to HIPAA requirements for protection of electronically transmitted data containing personal health information.

In addition, they needed to protect their proprietary research data and results.

Security Solution:

Selected Technology: Secure Messaging
LSUHSC’s research staff currently uses SenditCertified to send messages and large files, as well as to store private information in the SecureVault.

The ultra secure transmission and storage provided by SenditCertified assures LSUHSC that their important communications and research advancements remain absolutely confidential.

The SenditCertified solution creates an encrypted session between the employee’s computer and the Internet, allowing files to be uploaded, stored, and transmitted with AES-256 bit encryption.

A firm proof of delivery detail provides a chain of custody record for each message and attachment, meeting security audit recommendations.

The user-friendly platform is ultra-secure, HIPAA compliant, and able to be used for transmitting the Pathology department’s sensitive proprietary information.