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New Enhancements Coming to MyCSF in June!

HITRUST is extremely pleased to announce major improvements to the MyCSF SaaS offering that will enhance the capabilities while making it more efficient and easier to use. As part of our commitment to continuously improve MyCSF, we’ve also listened to your comments and suggestions and incorporated some of them in the Summer 2016 (June 2016)…

HITRUST 2016 Recap and Presentations Now Available

Another annual conference is in the books as HITRUST 2016 drew to a close last week. The conference featured great presentations, fantastic panel discussions and impressive attendance from some of the world’s top healthcare professionals as all attendees engaged in a unique opportunity to network and share valuable insights on the issues facing our industry….

HITRUST 2016 Day 4 Recap

HITRUST BLOG (April 28, 2016) Written by Brian Howe, HITRUST. Day four at HITRUST 2016 was the final day of the conference, but the content covered was no less compelling than the previous days. The morning commenced early with a general session featuring a panel that included Brenda Callaway of Health Care Service Corporation, Darin…

HITRUST 2016 Day 3 Recap

HITRUST BLOG (April 27, 2016) Written by Leslie Kesselring, HITRUST Public Relations Representative. Is the Sky Falling? Day three moved into sessions with a common theme of lessons learned. The day was kicked off with a discussion led by Robert Booker, Senior Vice President & Chief Information Security Officer at UnitedHealth Group, titled The Evolving…

HITRUST 2016 Day 2 Recap

HITRUST BLOG (April 26, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Day 2 at HITRUST 2016 opened with a candid discussion between Pamela Arora, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer at Children’s Health, and Roy Mellinger, Vice President of IT Security and Chief Information Security Officer at Anthem. Both took the time…

Preparing for OCR Phase 2 Audits

HITRUST BLOG (April 25, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. As many members of HITRUST will recall, Phase 1 Audits performed by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) began back in 2012, focusing primarily on the policies and procedures surrounding security—with only a light touch on privacy. While the program may have…

HITRUST 2016 Keynote Speaker: General Touhill Provides Strategic, Actionable Guidance for Healthcare Cybersecurity

HITRUST BLOG (April 25, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. Retired Air Force Brigadier General Gregory Touhill, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications for the Department of Homeland Security, opened the HITRUST 2016 conference with an audience-engaging keynote, calling it “a meeting of the cybersecurity neighborhood watch with a focus…

HITRUST 2016 Day 1 Recap

HITRUST BLOG (April 25, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin. On the first day at HITRUST 2016, attendees were treated to a fantastic opening keynote from Gregory Touhill, Retired Air Force Brigadier General and Deputy Assistant Secretary of Cybersecurity and Communications for the Department of Homeland Security. Touhill addressed the audience straight…

What to Expect at HITRUST 2016

HITRUST BLOG (April 21, 2016) Written by HITRUST Independent Security Journalist Sean Martin . There’s a lot going on in the world of Health Information Privacy and Security these days; changing compliance requirements, emerging technologies and evolving cyber threats, just to name a few. Healthcare professionals must continue to work together, sharing information and best…

Become a HITRUST Certified De-Identification Expert – New Class Now Available

The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) has partnered with Privacy Analytics—the leading provider of software that safeguards and enables personal health data for secondary purposes – to offer a new training and certification program that will increase the number of experts capable of applying the HITRUST De-Identification Framework. The goal of this training program is…