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Amedisys Joins HITRUST Executive Council

Apr 29, 2011 BATON ROUGE, La.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Amedisys, one of the nation”s leading home health care and hospice companies, announced today that it has been elected to the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Executive Council. Information Security Officer Sanjeev Sah will serve a two-year term on the council as the Amedisys representative. Click here to read…

HITRUST Outlines Plans to Support Healthcare Industry in 2011 and Beyond

HITRUST continues to see broad adoption of CSF and CSF Assurance program Apr 19, 2011 Frisco, TX – April 19, 2011 – Entering its fourth year of operation, the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced its plans to support the healthcare industry in 2011 and beyond with initiatives aimed at maintaining the comprehensiveness and relevance…

General Dynamics Receives HITRUST Healthcare Certification

Apr 18, 2011 FAIRFAX, Va. – General Dynamics Information Technology today announced its achievement as the first Healthcare Application Service Provider hosting environment to receive Common Security Framework (CSF) Certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). The achievement follows a three-week audit of the processes and procedures of General Dynamics” Health Information Technology…

BlueCross Adopts HITRUST Common Security Framework

Effort Strengthens Company Feb 10, 2011 CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee announced today that it has adopted the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF), the most comprehensive and widely adopted security framework in the U.S. health care industry, and that it is accepting assessments conducted by its business partners through…

HITRUST Announces InfoSec Award Winners for 2010

Individuals from Catholic Health East and Health Care Service Corp. recognized for outstanding leadership and contributions to healthcare information protection Feb 2, 2011 Frisco, TX – February 2, 2011 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today the recipients of the HITRUST InfoSec Awards for 2010. The InfoSec Awards recognize organizations and individuals that…

Sword & Shield Recognized as a HITRUST CSF Assessor

Jan 31, 2011 By Lara Bergman KNOXVILLE, TN – Sword & Shield Enterprise Security, Inc., a Knoxville TN-based IT security company, today announced it has been designated by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) as a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor – one of only a select few companies nationwide to achieve this recognition. The…

PwC Designated a HITRUST Common Security Framework Assessor

New Survey Finds Nearly Half of Healthcare Organizations Experienced Information Security Breach Last Year Jan 11, 2011 NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — PwC US announced today that the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has designated the firm a Common Security Framework (CSF) Assessor, qualified to evaluate and certify security standards of CSF-related services….

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…

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