The AAO has negotiated a group buying discount with Protected Trust*, a company that specializes in security and privacy technology addressing HIPAA, HITECH and other compliance requirements.Protected Trust offers comprehensive email encryption that makes it easy to send and receive any type of medical record, referral or continuity of care document from Outlook, PCs, mobile devices and EHR systems. Recipients are able to open the message after completing a simple, two-step identity verification.

The AAO group buying discount encompasses 24/7 phone and email support for member practices, as well as regular access to training webinars. Protected Trust has more than a decade of Fortune 10 international technology and compliance experience. The company holds multiple certifications in security and privacy technology.

Benefits and Pricing

  •  AAO Member Price: $6.50 per user, per month
  • 1 User license
  • Unlimited encrypted messages
  • Works with Gmail, Yahoo mail, AOL, O365, Exchange & others
  • Outlook Add-in & mobile apps
  • Large file transport capability, up to 1 GB per message – ample for x-rays and multi-attachments.
  • 2 Factor Identity Verification required for HIPAA compliance
  • 7 years of secure encrypted message retention
  • Business Associate agreement for HIPAA/HITECH compliance
  • Receipt notification when a protected message has been opened
  • Revoke access to any messages, even if it has already been opened
  • Audit Trail – When, Who, Where
  • Supports organizational and group policies
  • Mobile Device Identity Verification
  • Single Sign On
  • Premium phone, email and chat support – 24/7
  • Works with other line-of-business applications

To create your account and use the benefit access go to: