16 Jan

Donor Network West Meets Federal Mandates With Datacate Colocation

Welcome, and thank you for reading Datacate’s case study series! In each edition, we speak with a Datacate client to learn about their business, and how they utilize technology solutions from Datacate to solve problems and deliver services to their clients.

In this case study, Ed LaFrance speaks with JT Mason of Donor Network West, a nonprofit organ procurement and tissue recovery organization. Ed and JT discuss how Donor Network West utilizes Datacate’s colocation services to meet their HIPAA and BDR requirements.


Ed: Hello JT! Tell us a bit about you. What is your role at Donor Network West?

JT: I am the Vice President of Information Technology for Donor Network West. I have been with the organization for 11 years and oversee all IT operations: infrastructure, communications, IT services, and data management. We operate on a 24×365 basis.

Ed: What is Donor Network West’s mission – what services do you offer to your clients?

JT: Donor Network West is a federally designated nonprofit, 501(c)3, organ procurement and tissue recovery organization. Established in 1987, we serve more than 13 million people and connect a donor’s gift to those in need in 45 counties in Northern California and Nevada.

Organ, eye, and tissue donation offers the hope to heal. The generous decisions of donors and their families allow us to recover and allocate organs and tissues for transplantation and research. We can carry out our mission of saving and healing lives thanks to our partnership with 175 hospitals, doctors, nurses, more than 500 funeral homes and 44 coroners and medical examiners…


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