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HITRUST Expands Board of Directors with Appointment of Epic President Carl Dvorak

In a move to broaden its industry engagement and address the rapidly evolving requirements of systems such as electronic health records (EHR), HITRUST has expanded its Board of Directors with the appointment of Carl Dvorak, president of EHR software company Epic. Hospitals that use Epic systems hold medical records for approximately 55% of patients in…

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Call for Nominations for Business Associate (Vendor) Council

HITRUST is seeking nominations for individuals to participate on the HITRUST Business Associate Council. The HITRUST Business Associate Council was established to ensure business associates and other key vendors to the healthcare industry are able to influence and directly engage with HITRUST and healthcare organizations relating to the HITRUST 3rd Party Assurance program and other…

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HITRUST Applauds Congress Signing of Cybersecurity Act of 2015

The U.S. Congress has voted to pass the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 as part of the omnibus spending package. The Act formalizes the process for information sharing, encouraging private entities to share amongst themselves and with the government. The Act also provides legal certainty that companies sharing information have safe harbor against frivolous lawsuits when…

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Leading Health Plan Organizations Learn to Mitigate Breach Exposure by Participating in Industry-Wide Cyberattack Simulation Exercise

HITRUST CyberRX 2.0 reveals top five actions to improve cyber incident readiness Frisco, Texas and New York – December 3, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) and Deloitte Advisory Cyber Risk Services, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), revealed today the results of the healthcare industry’s first simultaneous…

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Report Finds Gaps in Health Industry Cyber Threat Indicator Sharing

HITRUST to Advance Cyber Threat Indicator Collection and Situational Awareness Frisco, Texas – November 12, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, has released findings and recommendations from a recent review of the healthcare industry’s most active threat intelligence sharing and…

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HITRUST and Willis Partner to Improve Cyber Insurance Coverage and Premiums for the Healthcare Industry

First Industry-Specific Cyber Insurance Program to Leverage HITRUST CSF Frisco, TX – July 22, 2015: The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), the leading organization supporting the healthcare industry in advancing the state of information protection, today announced a partnership with Willis North America. The unit of Willis Group Holdings, plc., the global risk advisory, reinsurance…

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HITRUST Third Party Assurance Winter 2016 Virtual Summit

Driving Industry Efficiencies and Compliance through the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program HITRUST, in coordination with industry leaders, is hosting the second in a series of ongoing Summits focused on third party risk management and consistent requirements of their vendors and business associates leveraging the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program. A growing number of healthcare organizations are…

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HITRUST Enhances Classroom Training for 2016

HITRUST Academy offers the only training courses designed to educate healthcare security professionals regarding information protection in the healthcare industry and the utilization of the HITRUST CSF and CSF Assurance related tools and programs. The classroom course is required for those individuals wishing to test for, and obtain, the HITRUST Certified CSF Practitioner (CCSFP) designation….

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Top 5 Reasons to Attend the HITRUST 2016 Conference

HITRUST 2016 will expose attendees to collaborative discussions of industry trends, market dynamics, and in-depth knowledge of how the HITRUST CSF and related tools can aid their organizations in conducting assessments, and improve their overall protection of health information. The conference will feature a mix of general sessions, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities. Here are…

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