Eagle Consulting Group Confirmed as HIPAA Compliant by Compliancy Group

The Anchorage, AK-based managed service provider, Eagle Consulting Group, has been verified as HIPAA-compliant by Compliancy Group.

Eagle Consulting Group provides proactive IT services to a wide range of clients, including many in the healthcare industry. The infrastructure and software solutions implemented by Eagle Consulting Group come into contact with electronic protected health information. Under Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act Rules, that makes the company a business associate and business associates are required to comply with HIPAA regulations.

In order to demonstrate the company has implemented an effective HIPAA compliance program, Eagle Consulting Group partnered with Compliancy Group.

Compliancy Group has developed an innovative HIPAA compliance software solution called The Guard. The Guard can be used to track progress toward HIPAA compliance and once an effective compliance program has been established, The Guard serves as an invaluable tool to ensure compliance is maintained.

Guided by Compliancy Group’s HIPAA experts, Eagle Consulting Group completed Compliancy Group’s 6-stage HIPAA Risk analysis and remediation progress and was verified as having met the minimum standards for data privacy and security demanded by HIPAA. The company has implemented policies and procedures to ensure compliance is maintained and employees are fully aware of their responsibilities to safeguard electronic protected health information.

Successful completion of the risk analysis and remediation progress has now been verified, and Compliancy Group has awarded Eagle Consulting Group the HIPAA Seal of Compliance.

The HIPAA Seal of Compliance demonstrates to current and future healthcare clients that Eagle Consulting Group has met the minimum standards required by the HIPAA Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules and is a HIPAA-compliant managed service provider.

In the event of being selected for a compliance audit, the company will be able to demonstrate to regulators that it is fully compliant. The company will also be able to help its healthcare clients incorporate all the necessary technical safeguards to secure their digital systems and keep all ePHI secure.

Author: Steve Alder has many years of experience as a journalist, and comes from a background in market research. He is a specialist on legal and regulatory affairs, and has several years of experience writing about HIPAA. Steve holds a B.Sc. from the University of Liverpool.