Cyber Center to Include New Content and Capabilities
Nov 19, 2013
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing today new and enhanced offerings to the HITRUST Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center (C3) aimed at moving the healthcare industry forward with regards to preparing for and responding to cybersecurity threats and attacks.
Nov 4, 2013
Texas is the first state in the nation to create a formal Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification Program to enable covered entities within the state to demonstrate their dedication to protecting patients' health information.
Privacy Representation Increased with Addition of Mortensen
Oct 18, 2013
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing today the appointment of Kenneth (Ken) Mortensen, vice president, assistant general counsel and chief privacy officer, CVS Caremark, to the HITRUST Board of Directors. The addition of Mortensen broadens the representation of privacy professionals on the board and acknowledges the need for greater collaboration between privacy and information security functions within healthcare organizations. His appointment comes during a time when HITRUST is already incorporating privacy requirements into the HITRUST CSF to create an integrated security and privacy framework.
Addition of Privacy Controls will Create an Integrated Privacy and Security Framework
Oct 17, 2013
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is announcing today the release of the draft privacy controls to be added to the HITRUST CSF, resulting in the only fully integrated privacy and security framework for the U.S. healthcare industry. By incorporating privacy requirements into the CSF, organizations will now need only one framework to manage their privacy and information security compliance requirements.
DeVero, Inc. Achieves HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified Status and Continues to Provide Highly Secure Patient Records to Home Health and Hospice Agencies
Oct 10, 2013
DeVero, Inc., a leading Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider of cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) solutions for the healthcare industry, is proud to announce that it has achieved Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). HITRUST was established under the premise that information security should be a core pillar of the broad adoption of health information systems and exchanges. The CSF combines requirements from existing federal, state, and third party standards such as HIPAA, HITECH, PCI, COBIT, NIST, and FTC.
HITRUST and THSA Partner to Help Texas Take the Lead in Efforts to Ensure Health Information is Secure
Healthcare Organizations Can Now Obtain Certification with Texas Security and Privacy Regulation
Oct 8, 2013
The Texas Health Services Authority (THSA) and the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) are announcing today a partnership to improve the protection of health information for Texas residents. Working together, the two organizations will develop and implement the Texas Covered Entity Privacy and Security Certification Program, as created with the 2011 passage of Texas House Bill (HB) 300. With this program, Texas is the first state to develop a formal approach to certification that incorporates state and federal privacy and security regulations.
Sep 30, 2013
WellPoint, Inc. announces it has achieved Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). Certification was obtained through the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program, the most widely-used information security framework used by United States health care organizations. WellPoint is the largest health benefits company to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status under 2013 assurance criteria.
Aug 2, 2013
As healthcare providers rely more and more on evolving technologies to store and transmit their data, compliance has become an increasingly complex landscape to navigate. Managing the security requirements from federal and state agencies and other third parties can be a daunting task, one that consumes considerable energy, expense, and effort. When you consider that healthcare organizations and their IT vendors must not only achieve compliance but prove that they are a trustworthy resource, it's obvious that the industry needs a system that is clear, efficient and secure.
Jun 21, 2013
WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(June 21, 2013) - Online Business Systems (Online), a leading North American business and technology consulting company, announced today that it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor. HITRUST is committed to providing the healthcare industry with a risk management framework and compliance roadmap for organizations to achieve independent certification. Online is pleased to be among the select group of service providers authorized to provide health information security assessments using the CSF.
May 28, 2013
HITRUST wants to make you aware of a recent cyber attack and media comments relating to a HITRUST web server.