Tuesday, October 17, 2017
HealthBI Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance
HealthBI, a leading developer of health information technology platforms, value-based management care systems and contact centers announced today it has earned certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, HealthBI meets key health care regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private health care information.
HITRUST CSF Certified Status indicates that HealthBI has met industry-defined requirements, is appropriately managing risk, and places it in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations implement prescriptive and scalable security controls. HealthBI processes health management information for more than 14 million patients in all 50 states from more than 60,000 sites.
“Health care providers are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Scott McFarland, president of HealthBI. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold standard that needs to be met, and by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification, our organization has demonstrated its commitment to ensure information protection requirements are met.”
“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry, and the CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations require to safeguard PHI and are measured against with regards to information protection.”
HealthBI was created to deliver tools that enable health care providers and payers to automate care transition, decrease the occurrence of emergency re-admittance and improve patient engagement and overall health outcomes. The HealthBI navigation platform aggregates patient data from practices, hospitals, payers and community care teams, to create faster, more effective population health management across all settings and lines of business. To learn more, go to www.healthbi.com.
HealthBI, a company of Equality Health, is the most widely deployed solution for care navigation and virtual care team communities across the nation. Specializing in real-time health data integration, provider insight and affordable coordination of care for value based contracts. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, HealthBI is a HITRUST Certified Saas-based solution that was collaboratively developed by health plan leaders and clinical care coordinators to eliminate the inefficiencies of care management and to improve community-based care delivery. CareEmpowerTM aligns payers and providers in real-time to cost-effectively distribute patient events and care plans directly to providers and community resources resulting in dramatic reductions in admissions, ED utilization, and large measurable increases PCP engagement.