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Highland Solutions Announces HIPAA Compliance as a Business Associate

April 24, 2013

CHICAGO, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — Highland Solutions, a global provider of enterprise business solutions, announced today that it has met all the standards set forth by HIPAA, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, to be compliant as a Business Associate (BA).

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“Highland Solutions achieved compliance across all 32 HIPAA requirements and the complete set of 258 audited components through our work with an independent Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP),” stated Jeff Nixon, COO of Highland Solutions. “It is imperative that we have the administrative, physical and technical safeguards in place to serve our clients in a way that protects the confidentiality and integrity of their electronic personal health information.”

Highland Solutions has a compliance officer on staff to ensure that its work done for clients who provide treatment, payment and operations in healthcare meets the HIPAA Privacy Rule and HIPAA Security Rule.

“HIPAA compliance became absolutely essential to support the technological innovations we provide to our clients,” said Nixon. “We’ve worked with 90% of our customers for more than a decade. As health care organizations become increasingly dependent on technological solutions, we want to not only be prepared but anticipate their compliance needs.”

Nixon went on to say, “In this complex regulatory environment, Highland Solutions is committed to working only with technologies that can be customized to be HIPAA compliant.”

About Highland Solutions

Highland Solutions is a global provider of collaborative, enterprise business solutions at the nexus of business and client relationships. Through strategic technology partnerships, Highland Solutions has continuously evolved with the rapidly changing technology landscape. Their service offerings include custom development, cloud computing, systems integration, eCommerce, social business platforms and customer relationship management (CRM) systems.

CONTACT:
Jeff Nixon

Chief Operating Officer

Highland Solutions

200 S. Michigan Ave., Ste. 1000

Chicago, IL 60604

312.863.7500

Media Contact: Jeff Nixon Highland Solutions, 312.863.7500, jnixon@highlandsolutions.com

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