Collab9 Receives Independent HIPAA and HITECH Compliance for its UCaaS Solution
September 5, 2018
Company invests in third-party assessment to validate its security functionality
LOS ANGELES, CA – September 05, 2018 – Collab9 today announced it successfully completed an independent, third-party compliance assessment of its Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) solution suite for the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Clinical Health (HITECH) act. This third-party audit, an investment made by collab9 in its strategy to deliver the most compliant offerings to the market, confirmed that the company’s UCaaS solutions meet the stringent privacy and security requirements to transfer Protected Health Information (PHI).
As part of this assessment, the collab9 solution was validated against HIPAA and HITECH compliance requirements, such as the integration of mechanisms for access control, authentication, encryption and audit controls. This achievement underscores collab9’s ongoing investment in technology, its commitment to maintaining a quality risk management program and its goal of fulfilling the communications and collaboration needs of the government, healthcare and commercial sectors, enabling organizations to modernize their infrastructure with significantly less cost and risk.
“Achieving HIPAA and HITECH compliance is another step in our company’s commitment to deliver the most secure UCaaS capability on the market,” said Kevin Schatzle, collab9 CEO. “The protection and safeguarding of sensitive patient information is the responsibility of every member of the professional health care community, and collab9 is proud to have achieved this important accreditation to support its partners in the health care industry.”
Collab9 is a best-of-breed, FedRAMP Authorized Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) provider focused on the public-sector marketplace. Collab9’s solution integrates secure voice, video, messaging, mobility, presence, conferencing, contact center, and customer care in one predictable, user-based subscription model. Available on multiple federal and state government procurement vehicles, collab9 enables agencies to securely move their communications infrastructure into the cloud with a platform designed to meet stringent federal cloud security standards including NIST and FIPS. For more information, visit: www.collab9.com; follow @collab9 on Twitter.
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