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Some of Our Many Great Partner-Clients


“Proteus Consulting was recommended to us, following our data breach.  Alan was very responsive and easy to work with, arriving onsite to help us prepare required US Health and Human Services (HHS) investigation artifacts.  He wrote and helped us incorporate updated security and privacy policies and procedures and delivered a timely risk assessment project.  While awaiting our HHS response, Alan checked in with us at least monthly to ensure that we were able to continue the recommended  actions to reduce our risk and improve HIPAA compliance.  Proteus Consulting directly impacted our ability to avoid an Office of Civil Rights corrective action plan and we emphatically recommend their services.”

– John Gleichman, HIPAA Security Officer and IT Director, Sound Generations

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“It is easy to see why a healthcare company should partner with Proteus Consulting.  Alan immediately impressed our team with his journeyman HIPAA knowledge.  He effectively communicated to our leadership team how compliance, security and risk affect our business operations.  Proteus distinguishes themselves by delivering solutions and solid project management skills, while maintaining a respectful-but-personal approach to coaching people.  I count on Proteus to deliver work consistently within budget and provide us tools that help improve our program’s readiness.”

– Josh Arant, Owner & Chief Operating Officer, Mako Medical Laboratories


"If you want to establish or improve your HIPAA Security compliance program, Proteus is your company.  Alan explains each Security Rule requirement in a way that is easy to understand and patiently answers all of our questions.  He understands how to operate a program and provides accurate recommendations specific to our organizational structure.  His post-project support is fantastic and I really appreciate the intimate feel Alan puts into each engagement; it’s obvious he loves his work."

– Brian Smith, Chief Operating Officer, Volunteers of America Western Washington

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"I learned more about HIPAA security  from you in one hour, than I did attending a week-long HIPAA course."

– Chris Foster, HIPAA Security Officer, Thurston-Mason Behavioral Health Organization

“Your process was organized, efficient, logical, straightforward and educational, all things we appreciate.  And we also appreciate the respectful and collegial manner in which you engaged with us.”
– Kathy McNaughton, MSW, Regional Clinical Director, Catholic Community Services

“Alan is a consummate professional who is a delight to partner with, and his expertise is paramount to our HIPAA Security program.  Our confidence in Proteus’ abilities made them a natural choice to evaluate risk for our 80-location behavioral health provider network.”
– Margaret Rojas, Human Resources and Contracts Manager, North Sound Behavioral Health Organization

"Proteus Consulting clearly understands the correlation between critical access hospital patient care and risk management.  His company thoroughly assessed our environment and provided sound, rational recommendations to manage our patient information and comply with the HIPAA Security Rule.  We found Alan’s approach and project a cut above other consultants and any of our previous risk assessments."
– Steven Febus, Chief Financial Officer, Pullman Regional Hospital

"Alan’s integrity and passion helping healthcare organizations identify and reduce their risk is a welcome addition to our five county team.  It is delightful to work with a genuine subject matter expert who shares our passion for quality healthcare and superior customer service.  Proteus Consulting provides an innovative approach to reducing risk.”

–  Lora Whalen, District Director, Panhandle Health District

“Alan is an absolute pleasure to work with!  He provides our staff mature, expert-level HIPAA Security Rule and information services management guidance.  Alan explains each step of the process in a way that all involved could understand. We used a reputable spreadsheet product to complete our previous security risk assessment; Alan delivers a superior risk analysis that allows our team to focus their compliance efforts and elevate our established risk management program to new heights.  Alan has offered his continued assistance and support as we move through the corrective action process."

– Karen Leach, Director of Hospital Quality, Valor Health

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