Secure collaboration for healthcare.

Element’s secure messaging and collaboration is revolutionising healthcare. It enables healthcare professionals to share sensitive patient data in real time, protected by end-to-end encryption. Healthcare providers retain complete data sovereignty of protected health information (PHI).

  • Powerful real time collaboration
  • End-to-end encryption for sensitive patient data
  • Deploy on-premise or in the cloud
  • Digital sovereignty for each participating organisation
  • Flexible federation to connect healthcare ecosystems
  • Custom deployments for healthcare compliance

Joined-up patient services.

Instant, secure communication accelerates workflows and improves patient outcomes.

Element and the open standard Matrix protocol enable entire healthcare ecosystems to collaborate and share data; from individual clinicians and healthcare providers, through to hospitals, local and central government and insurance companies. An end-to-end encrypted federated network for healthcare, as universal as email.

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Germany’s healthcare system adopts Matrix.

The Matrix open standard is revolutionising healthcare.

With the TI-Messenger standard, gematik is creating a nationwide decentralised private communication network - based on Matrix - to support more than 150,000 healthcare organisations within Germany’s national healthcare system.

Trusted by healthcare agencies around the world.

“We have decided to build Matrix interoperability into Cinapsis because it’s best in class for open-source, secure encrypted and interoperable 1-to-1 and group messaging. It allows us to future proof, as the use of messaging is only going to increase in the NHS."

— Dr Owain Rhys Hughes, Cinapsis.

France’s healthcare system is adopting Tchap, its Matrix-based messenger.


The healthcare system in Germany uses Matrix as part of its TI-Messenger standard.

Frontline healthcare.

Element is as agile as healthcare’s frontline clinicians. 

It’s an end-to-end encrypted app, designed for ubiquitous Android and iOS devices, that operates with and without web connectivity for the toughest of environments. Element supports Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) practices, enterprise mobile management and integrates with healthcare systems.

Forrester report featuring Element

The Wave™: Secure Communications, Q3 2022.

Compare the top 12 secure communications providers and learn why Element receives the highest score possible in 14 criteria.


Unpacking the latest Secure Comms Wave.

Watch our CEO Matthew discussing how enterprise IT leaders can make better secure communication decisions ft. guests from Hexagon and Forrester.

Compliant for healthcare.

Personal health information (PHI) demands some of the most stringent data protection requirements in the world. Element is designed to meet healthcare compliance standards through a series of safeguards.

Data residency

Each individual and organisation in a healthcare ecosystem can independently host their data, on-premise or in the cloud.

End-to-end encryption

Protects patient data by only allowing those in the conversation to view discussions and shared information.


Links to enterprise-wide systems to support Single Sign-on (SSO), ID management and access, antivirus and data loss protection (DLP).

Open source

Delivers the freedom to build out specific features or requirements to meet evolving compliance requirements.

Unique functionality.

MS Teams

Open standard for federated networks

Digital sovereignty

End-to-end encrypted

On-premise or cloud

Open source

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Built on Matrix

Matrix is an open network for secure, decentralised communication, connecting 80M+ users over 80K+ deployments.