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Accedian Confirmed as HIPAA Compliant by Compliancy Group

The Montreal, Canada-based performance analytics and end user experience solution provider Accedian has achieved HIPAA compliance with Compliancy Group.

Accedian’s solutions provide its customers with the ability to assure their digital infrastructure, while helping them to unlock the full productivity of their users. The solutions give its customers full visibility into their IT and network infrastructure, allowing them to gain invaluable insights into the experience of every user.

Accedian’s many healthcare customers use its networking solutions to greatly improve efficiency and workforce productivity, while also improving cross-functional collaboration. Through solutions such as Accedian Skylight, customers gain end-to-end and real-time visibility into network performance which reduces downtime, improves the end user experience, and gives healthcare officials the ability to offer a better quality of patient care, which translates into improved patient outcomes.

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Rules must be followed by business associates of HIPAA-covered entities whose products and services may come into contact with protected health information. As a business associate of many HIPAA-covered entities, Accedian must therefore ensure the company and its products are fully compliant with the HIPAA Rules.

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To ensure the met its responsibilities under HIPAA, Accedian partnered with Compliancy Group and adopted its tried and tested proprietary HIPAA compliance methodology and tracked progress toward full compliance using Compliancy Group’s compliance tracking software solution – The Guard.

Compliancy Group’s 6 -stage HIPAA Risk Analysis and Risk Remediation process was successfully completed, after which Accedian’s good faith effort toward HIPAA compliance was accessed by Compliancy’s Group’s HIPAA subject matter experts. Accedian was determined to be fully compliant with the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Breach Notification, and Omnibus Rules and was awarded Compliancy Group’s HIPAA Seal of Compliance.

“We are very proud to have completed the certification for HIPAA compliance and shown our continued commitment to serving hospitals and healthcare organizations with secure, modern technology that can help them excel with their digital transformation and improvement initiatives,” said Sergio Bea, Vice President of Global Enterprise and Channel Sales. “Accedian Skylight empowers IT teams to take control of their users’ digital experiences and drive increased efficiency, giving healthcare providers the foundation they need to boost quality of care and patient outcomes.”

Author: Steve Alder is the editor-in-chief of HIPAA Journal. Steve is responsible for editorial policy regarding the topics covered on HIPAA Journal. He is a specialist on healthcare industry legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA and other related legal topics. Steve has developed a deep understanding of regulatory issues surrounding the use of information technology in the healthcare industry and has written hundreds of articles on HIPAA-related topics.