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HITRUST Framework Update Described Provides Guide to Security Compliance

Jan 7, 2011 By Howard Anderson The Healthcare Information Trust Alliance has unveiled an updated version of its Common Security Framework. The latest enhancements to the framework, which provides a guide to implementing security controls, include updates on compliance with federal regulations as well as recognition of new technologies and security practices, says Chris Hourihan,…

As seen in CIO Insight: 10 Legislative Trends to Watch in 2011

Dec 9, 2010 By Samuel Greengard Getting a handle on potential legal and legislative changes can determine whether an organization ratchets down risk and steers clear of trouble or finds itself in the crosshairs of government and media scrutiny. Making matters worse, the global nature of today’s business environment means that it”s necessary to monitor…

HITRUST Common Security Framework Continues to Advance with Updates for 2011

Comprehensiveness and usability of framework drives increasing adoption Nov 16, 2010 Frisco, TX – November 16, 2010 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today it will release updates on December 16, 2010, to the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF), the most comprehensive and widely-adopted security framework in the U.S. healthcare industry. The updates…

Mediregs Integrates HITRUST Common Security Framework with ComplyTrack to Accelerate Health Care Information Privacy and Security

MediRegs Sep 2, 2010 MediRegs, a leading provider of compliance and risk management, reimbursement and workflow solutions for the health care industry, announced today that it will incorporate the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF) within its ComplyTrack Suite to offer clients a concise means of addressing privacy and security risks. MediRegs…

HITRUST Certification: Why It Makes Sense For Every Healthcare Organization

ViPs General Dynamics Information Technology Aug 31, 2010 Jason Taule, Managing Director of Corporate Risk at ViPS General Dynamics Information Technology, delves into the significance of increased regulation and enforcement, and how the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) can help those in the healthcare industry accomplish this. To learn more about Jason’s views on utilizing…

Avoiding the High Cost of Breaches

Health Info Security Aug 26, 2010 A total estimated price tag of nearly $1 billion for dealing with the aftermath of major breaches reported to federal authorities so far should motivate healthcare organizations to take aggressive steps to improve security, one analyst advises. Continue Reading…

Humana Endorses HITRUST Program to Promote Health Care Information Security and Achieve Cost Savings

Jul 27, 2010 LOUISVILLE, Ky.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) announced today it will accept the results of assessments conducted under the HITRUST (Health Information Trust Alliance) Common Security Framework (CSF) Assurance program as a means to evaluate and verify its business partners” capabilities for protecting health information. The HITRUST CSF Assurance program provides Humana and…

HITRUST CSF Now Most Widely Adopted Security Control Framework

CSF adoption and assessments grow as organizations become Jul 22, 2010 Frisco, TX – July 22, 2010 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today that more than 50 percent of hospitals and 70 percent of health plans with more than 500,000 members are utilizing the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF). In addition, the…

E-health Records: Embracing Privacy

SC Magazine Jun 1, 2010 The upside of consumer education is that people are more careful when it comes to their personal, financial and medical data. The downside is that consumers expect entities handling their sensitive data to do so without blemish. Continue Reading…

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