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Security Initiative Adds Leadership

Sep 9, 2008 The Health Information Trust Alliance, an industry consortium, has expanded its executive council to include additional stakeholders. The alliance, known as HITRUST, is developing a Common Security Framework for industry release in January. The framework will be a set of certifiable and standardized best practices for complying with the HIPAA security rule…

Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Expands Executive Council with Election of New Members

Prepares for release of first-ever industry-driven health care security framework Sep 9, 2008 Dallas – September 9, 2008 – The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) – the first industry-driven certifiable security standard developed in collaboration with healthcare, business, technology and information security leaders – today announced that it has expanded its Executive Council with the…

What Are You Doing To Keep Patient Data Safe

HealthLeaders Media Aug 19, 2008 When a hospital’s patient data is compromised, the results are often costly and always embarrassing for those charged with protecting that information from prying eyes. Continue Reading…

The Industry Responds on Security

Modern Healthcare Feb 13, 2008 Coalition of companies is working on new protections for patient data. Continue Reading…

Industry leaders Seek Health Info Security Framework

SC Magazine Dec 26, 2007 An initiative including health industry leaders and several IT security companies will try to set the bar for security practices applied to electronic-protected health information (EPHI) in an effort to level the playing field between companies sharing sensitive data. Continue Reading…

The Benefits of HITRUST Certification

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…

Kenneth Mortensen Elected to HITRUST Board of Directors Privacy Representation Increased with Addition of Mortensen

Nov 30, 1999 “Ken Mortensen’’s nearly 20 years of experience as an advisor on privacy-related issues will greatly benefit the healthcare community to which we provide guidance and services surrounding the protection of health information,” said Daniel Nutkis, chief executive officer, HITRUST. “HITRUST recognizes that an integrated approach to security and privacy is needed to…

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