OneNeck IT Solutions completes HIPAA and HITECH examinations
OneNeck’s colocation services and Infrastructure as a Service for ReliaCloud were included in the reviews.
February 12, 2020
OneNeck® IT Solutions announces completion of the HIPAA and HITECH compliance attestation examinations. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Security Rule of 2003 (HIPAA) and the Health Insurance Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) examinations included intense review of the security controls OneNeck has in place for its colocation and ReliaCloud services.
“For our clients, especially our healthcare customers, HIPAA and HITECH examinations are critical,” said Katie McCullough, chief information security officer at OneNeck. “They offer assurance that we have the tools in place to protect and secure their patient records, billing and phone systems, and medical systems, including physician orders, prescriptions and all patient test results.”
Schellman & Company, LLC, an independent CPA firm with extensive experience, performed the annual examinations. Following review, they opined that OneNeck has adopted the essential elements of the HIPAA Security Rule and HITECH requirements, as well as implemented/maintained the following:
HITECH breach notification requirements
Specifically, the examinations scrutinized the controls OneNeck has in place at their top-tier data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon and Wisconsin. OneNeck’s ReliaCloud® Infrastructure as a Service and colocation services were both examined as part of the review.
Completion of the HIPAA and HITECH examinations follows recent OneNeck announcements noting the company’s completion of the SSAE 18 examinations and PCI DSS validation.
In addition to managing and operating top-tier data centers, OneNeck also offers a full suite of hybrid IT solutions including cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, enterprise application management, professional services and IT hardware. For more information, visit oneneck.com.
OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., employs nearly 550 people throughout the U.S. The company offers hybrid IT solutions including cloud and hosting solutions, managed services, enterprise application management, advanced IT services, hardware and local connectivity via top-tier data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon and Wisconsin. OneNeck's team of technology professionals manage secure, world-class, hybrid IT infrastructures and applications for businesses around the country. Visit oneneck.com.
Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company, provides wireless; cable and wireline broadband, TV and voice; and hosted and managed services. TDS has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. TDS has been named to three Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Chicago, TDS employs 9,400 people. Visit tdsinc.com.
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