Patterson Dental Debuts PattLock

ST.PAUL, Minn. – (June 2, 2011) – Patterson Dental Supply Inc. introduces PattLock, an online backup service that protects and secures patient and practice information. Compatible with all practice management software, including Eaglesoft Practice Management Software, as well as all file types, PattLock is an affordable and user-friendly addition to any existing backup solution.

PattLock uses an Internet connection to transmit data and store it in a safe location. This technology provides an array of notable features, including customizable scheduling for exactly when and how often data is backed up, data restoration in the same format as it was originally saved, and backup verification to confirm that all data was successfully transferred. The data is secured by username and password, allowing dental professionals to control who has access to files and accounts.

"Creating a secure system for backing up computer data was a natural fit for Patterson Dental," says Jana Berghoff, corporate technology marketing manager. "At Patterson we are committed to supporting the dental community by providing the most innovative technology on the market. PattLock is a perfect extension of this commitment and to the Patterson Technology Suite as it brings another dependable service to dental practices everywhere."

The service offers dental professionals the same dependability and ease of use they have come to expect from Patterson Dental. Powered by DataHEALTH, a fully accredited URAC HIPAA Security Business Associate, PattLock takes extensive steps to ensure the safeguard of all protected health information. Data storage equipment is housed in centers with high-tech security measures, fire suppression and climate control. As an added precaution, data is also backed up to a second storage center. With numerous security steps in place, PattLock allows dental practices to be at ease about the safety and security of their files.

For more information, call 1-800-294-8504, or visit: www.pattersondental.com.