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IntegraNet Health Rolls Out VirnetX’s Gabriel Secure Communications to Assist with HIPAA Compliance

Texas Based MSO and Accountable Care Organization Rolls Out Gabriel Secure Communications to 1,600 Primary Care and Specialty Physician Network

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev.May 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — VirnetX™ Holding Corporation (NYSE AMERICAN: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, announced today that IntegraNet Health, a recognized leader in the Population Health Management industry, including the Accountable Care and Medicare Advantage Programs, has adopted the Gabriel Secure Communications Suite for internal use and will be rolling out the Gabriel Secure Communications Suite to its Texas wide network of physicians, specialists and Hospitalists to dramatically improve the required secure transmission of HIPAA compliant medical records.

IntegraNet Health, in an agreement facilitated by Gabriel sales partner Asgard Managed Services, has been using Gabriel since February 2018, and will now roll out the Gabriel Secure Communications Suite to its network of over 1,600 primary care and specialty physicians.

“We believe the Gabriel suite is the most secure platform to send, store, and interact with Electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI),” said Lawrence Wedekind, IntegraNet Health CEO. “Gabriel’s robust features allows us to improve certain outdated modalities that we had to previously employ for securing text messages, sharing files, and encrypting emails, resulting in measurable cost savings as we deploy it across our entire Primary care and Specialty care physician network.  Asgard is assisting and supporting this deployment.”

“IntegraNet Health is a proven leader in population health and we look forward to working with them and their network to achieve and maintain HIPAA compliance,” said Kendall Larsen, VirnetX CEO and President. “HIPAA compliance must be adhered to and we believe Gabriel provides the necessary secure transmission requirements.”

About IntegraNet Health
Founded in 1996, IntegraNet, an Accountable Care Organization, is one of Houston’s largest Independent Physician’s Associations representing more than 1,600 primary care and specialty physician practices throughout Texas. IntegraNet was built on a mission to empower physicians to maximize health and well-being of patients through evidence-based quality medicine, preventive care, patient centered Medical Homes, care coordination across all continuums of care, and Pay-For-Performance process and outcome based metrics that improve patient outcomes. IntegraNet has produced Medical Expense Ratios well below the national and state averages for every Medicare Advantage Plan that it has represented over a period of more than 12 years. For more information, go to http://www.integranethealth.com

About VirnetX Gabriel
Gabriel Connection Technology™ creates private and secure networks using VirnetX Secure Domains that cannot be publicly accessed through standard DNS.  Gabriel Collaboration Suite™, built on top of Gabriel Connection Technology™, operates within a client’s secure domain as an easy-to-use set of essential applications, that allow businesses and their employees to easily communicate and collaborate with their peers in a secure, end-to-end encrypted environment. The essential applications include Secure Mail, Secure Messaging, Secure Voice Call, Secure Share & Sync and Secure Gateway Service, all accessible through an integrated and easy-to-use interface on mobile or desktop devices. VirnetX’s Gabriel Secure Gateway Service allows users to configure and remotely access all their private network services without disclosing private network information or opening special ports that can make them vulnerable to malicious hacking or attacks.  For more information about our products and technology and how it can assist with achieving regulatory compliance including HIPAA, please contact our sales at sales@virnetx.com or go to https://www.gabrielsecure.com/

About Asgard Managed Services
Asgard Managed Services, a U.S. based provider of managed security services designed for compliant-strict industries like HIPAA, notably deliveries its best in breed solutions via EverShield, its recognizable hyper-converged appliance boasting disaster recovery, security for IoT machines like MRI, and secure communications secured by VirnetX Gabriel Communications. For more information please visit http://www.myevershield.com

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