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First Healthcare Organizations Seek Information Security Certification from HITRUST

Adoption of the Common Security Framework occuring across every industry segment Jul 16, 2009 Frisco, TX – July 16, 2009 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today that the first healthcare organizations are beginning the certification phase of the Common Security Framework (CSF). In addition, HITRUST is experiencing a significant increase in licenses…

nCircle and HITRUST Partner to Deliver Innovative SaaS Offering to Secure Healthcare Information

Vulnerability and Configuration Scanning Service Helps Healthcare Organizations Improve Security with an Accessible, Easy to Use, Cost Effective Solution Jun 11, 2009 San Francisco – June 11, 2009 – nCircle, the leader in security and compliance auditing solutions, and Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) announced today that nCircle has been selected as the provider of…

Record Setting

SC Magazine Jun 1, 2009 Security cannot take a backseat in health care, says Bryan Cline at the Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia, reports Dan Kaplan. To Bryan Cline, IT security in health care is playing catch-up with other industries that also view data as their most prized asset. Continue Reading…

CVS Works on Patient Privacy Improvements Following Fine

HealthLeaders Media Jun 1, 2009 CVS Caremark Corp., parent company of the largest pharmacy chain in the nation, has implemented a chain-wide shredding program in light of the $2.25 million fine handed down in February by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for potential breaches of millions…

Regulatory Update: HITRUST Simplifies Compliance with Newly Released HITECH Act

Enhancements to the Common Security Framework reduce time, resources and expense of HITECH Act compliance for healthcare organizations and their business partners May 5, 2009 Frisco, TX – May 5, 2009 – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services under the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act) issued its…

HITRUST Alliance Announces First Awards Program to Honor Outstanding Achievements in the Advancement of Information Protection in the Healthcare Industry

Mar 17, 2009 Frisco, TX – March 17, 2009 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) today announced the creation of the first annual awards program that aims to identify and distinguish outstanding achievements in the advancement of information protection in the healthcare industry. The HITRUST InfoSec Awards aim to recognize innovation and leadership in…

Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Concurs with The American Recover and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Stimulus Bill on Importance of Privacy and Security

Industry alliance recently concluded 18 month coordinated effort to develop a Common Security Framework for protecting health information Feb 17, 2009 Dallas – February 17, 2009 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) today released its position on the importance of privacy and security in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The act,…

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