Helping You Effectively Achieve

Your HIPAA Compliance and IT Security Goals

The healthcare industry has changed dramatically and continues to change at a rapid pace. New regulations create risks, complexity, and costs that you might not be prepared to manage. As your business associate, ViaWest offers HIPAA Compliant Cloud hosting solutions to help companies who manage electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) to meet both compliance requirements and IT needs.

  • Secure Infrastructure – leveraging the industry’s leading virtualization and security technologies, including Cisco, VMware vCloud™
  • HIPAA Audit-Ready – referenced, assessed and audited to HIMSS-Good Informatics Practices (GIP) specifications and procedures
  • On-Demand Functionality - full range of secure, multi-tenant cloud services and on-demand functionality tailored to your needs
  • Mitigate Risk – secure, regulatory compliant data center environments and multi-layer network redundancy architecture
  • Roles and Responsibilities

    HIPAA Roles & Responsibilities
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    Policies, Procedures & Operational Controls
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    Responsible
    Facility Security
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    Network Security Framework
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    Server Security
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    Customer Applications
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    Customer Data Management
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    Responsible

    HIPAA Compliant Cloud Features:

    Compliant Network Security

    • Redundant firewalls
    • Intrusion detection/prevention
    • Log collection and change management
    • Attack prevention and network forensics
    • Vulnerability assessments and penetration testing
    • Two factor authentication
    • Monitoring and reporting

    Full Service Administration

    • OS hardening and management
    • Patching and updates
    • Anti-virus protection
    • File integrity monitoring
    • Configuration review
    • Segmentation and access controls
    • Performance reporting and notification

    Best-in-Class Infrastructure

    • Industry leading VMware technology
    • Cisco Powered architecture
    • Compliant data center infrastructure (SSAE16 Type II, PCI Sections 9/12)