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Press Release

OneNeck completes HIPAA and HITECH examinations

Included in the examination were OneNeck’s colocation services and Infrastructure as a Service for ReliaCloud.

February 28, 2019

OneNeck® IT Solutions announced completion of the independent examination of their HIPAA and HITECH compliance attestations. 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 inspection of the physical, technical and administrative security controls of OneNeck’s colocation services and ReliaCloud.

The examinations were performed by Schellman & Company, LLC, an independent CPA firm with extensive experience. Specifically, they reviewed OneNeck’s ReliaCloud® Infrastructure as a Service and the colocation services at their top-tier data centers in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa (Des Moines), Minnesota, Oregon and Wisconsin. For the first time, OneNeck’s ReliaCloud service, offered at their partner data center in Somerset, N.J., was also reviewed by Schellman & Company.

Following review, Schellman & Company opined that OneNeck has adopted the essential elements of the HIPAA Security Rule and HITECH requirements as well as implemented/maintained the following:

  • Administrative safeguards
  • Physical safeguards
  • Technical safeguards
  • Breach notification requirements

“Attaining HIPAA and HITECH attestations is critical to our clients, especially our healthcare customers,” said Katie McCullough, Chief Information Security Officer at OneNeck. “In addition to providing reassurance that we have the tools in place to protect and secure their patient data, these attestations enable our clients to turn their full-attention on business-critical administrative controls.”

Completion of the HIPAA and HITECH examinations follows recent OneNeck announcements noting completion of the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification, 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.

For more information contact:
Cindy Tomlinson, Associate Manager - Public Relations | OneNeck IT Solutions | 608-664-4471 | cindy.tomlinson@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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