eTegrity Achieves HIPAA Compliance
HIPAA Audited Backup and Recovery Now Certified for Healthcare and Health IT Requirements
October 17, 2011. PARSIPPANY, NJ – eTegrity Systems International today announced that it has successfully achieved compliance across all 54 HIPAA citations as well as the complete set of 136 audited components when audited by an independent Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP) and Certified Health Security Specialist (CHSS).
Performed by ATMP Solutions (ATMP), the evaluation of compliance was designed to measure the controls over eTegrity’s data backup and recovery processes as they are performed for End User data containing electronic protected health information. Data storage on behalf of healthcare End Users may contain sensitive electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) such as: medical transcripts; lab records and patients’ records for doctors, clinics and/or hospitals.
“eTegrity is now better able to address its Channel Partners’ healthcare clients when it comes to backup and recovery,” said Steven Ferman, President and CEO. “One of the basic tenets of HIPAA compliance is that patient health information must always remain private, secure and available. Both our Partners and their clients can feel confident knowing that our backup and recovery services meet these HIPAA requirements as well as other key security standards.”
“Healthcare providers and their business partners are under increased internal and external scrutiny to comply with HIPAA regulations,” said Joe Dylewski, principal at ATMP Solutions. “We conducted an in-depth assessment of eTegrity’s processes and found them to compliant with the controls stipulated by HIPAA version 1.2.1.”
HIPAA compliance adds to eTegrity’s current list of certifications. Its data center maintains SAS 70 Type II audits. The data center has also achieved the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.
To learn more about eTegrity’s data backup and recovery services, or its Channel Partner programs, please visit the Company’s Website www.etegrity.com.
About eTegrity – eTegrity Systems International, Inc., a privately-held company located in Pine Brook, New Jersey, offers a range of cloud computing solutions exclusively through Channel Partners. Emphasizing business continuity, eTegrity Cloud Recovery & Virtual Office solutions help organizations with geographically distributed sites reduce business risk by ensuring dependable & ready access to critical office, laptop & handheld data. Simple to set up and manage, eTegrity solutions offer bottom-line benefits that range from lower administrative costs to pay-as-you-grow, enabling MSP's to deliver IT services to their clients without the need to buy, install or manage any infrastructure.
About ATMP Solutions - Applied Technology Methods and Practices (ATMP Solutions), a Michigan based company, has a proven model to assist health care providers, payers, and Business Associates in implementing effective HIPAA management practices. ATMP President Joe Dylewski, a Certified HIPAA Security Specialist. , has been involved in Information Technology Leadership for more than 25 years. He has advised executives of small and large companies on developing and implementing HIPAA compliance and Information Technology strategies. For more information, visit ATMP Solution’s web site at http://www.atmpgroup.com.
Contacts eTegrity Systems International, Inc.
Steven Ferman, President and CEO
Rocco Corage, Channel Sales Manager
(toll free) 877-922-3282 (877-922-DATA)