February 20, 2017

Press Release - Hostway Announces Attestation as a HIPAA-Compliant Service Provider


Hostway Team

Hostway Announces Attestation as a HIPAA-Compliant Service Provider

Independently audited and approved, provides assurance of signed Business Associate Agreement validation

AUSTIN, Tex., February 20, 2017 – Hostway, with thousands of customers worldwide, is the industry-leading compliant hosting company and most trusted managed hosting provider. Today at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Orlando, the company announced a broad portfolio of managed solutions that are compliant with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), with an attestation for electronic protected health information (ePHI). Organizations that are required to comply with HIPAA and HITECH can confidently use the managed services of Hostway.

In recognition of its very high standards and strict processes, Hostway has received an attestation from external independent auditors. The company will provide additional peace of mind for customers via a signed Business Associate Agreement (BAA) validating that it will appropriately safeguard protected health information.

Hostway’s approach is comprehensive – assisting enterprises with full HIPAA/HITECH implementations and ongoing IT infrastructure management, along with 24×7 coverage from expert HIPAA analysts.
“The expansion of Hostway’s HIPAA offerings builds on the company’s commitment to offer trusted and secure cloud solutions that comply with the highest industry standards. More than $58 million in fines have been levied for failures to properly protect patients’ information,” said Emil Sayegh, CEO of Hostway. “We’re providing those who require HIPAA compliance the highest levels of trust and the peace of mind they deserve. The BAAs we provide are backed by the extraordinary measures we take to deliver industry-leading compliance services.”

“We’ve been a happy Hostway customer for more than a decade. As our hosting demands have evolved, Hostway has always exceeded our expectations. And when our privacy and security requirements increased, Hostway was there to implement an excellent HIPAA-compliant hosting solution.” said Jesse Randall, director of infrastructure and security at Ecteon, a leading SaaS provider for contract management software for the healthcare community.

The expansion of Hostway’s HIPAA offerings builds on the company’s commitment to offer trusted and secure cloud solutions that comply with the highest industry standards. To ensure security compliance, Hostway employs a range of technologies and services that include intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDPS), Virtual Private Network (VPN), multi-factor authentication, web application firewall (WAF), file integrity monitoring, security event log management, threat monitoring, threat response and data encryption.

With more than 19 years of hosting and cloud experience, the company delivers hosted services, public/private/hybrid clouds, along with managed services, on-boarding, consulting and professional services to many of the world’s most significant brands. More than 40 leading healthcare organizations already trust Hostway to deliver HIPAA-compliant services today, and the number continues to grow rapidly.

More information about how Hostway can assist with HIPAA compliant cloud hosting is available at https://hostway.com/products-services/hipaa-compliance, or visit Hostway at HIMSS, booth 8053.

About Hostway Services

Hostway is the world’s most trusted managed compliant hosting provider, delivering complex, managed cloud infrastructure and application hosting solutions for mission critical software. Its team of engineers in North America, Europe, and Asia deliver reliable, secure and scalable, managed private cloud, managed cloud and hybrid cloud hosting solutions to thousands of customers across ten geographically diverse SSAE 16 and ISO 27001 data centers around the world while ensuring strict compliance such as PCI, HITRUST and HIPAA. At Hostway, every customer interaction is treated as an opportunity to develop a long-term relationship based on trust. Visit http://hostway.com for more information.

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