AbsoluteCARE Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance

August 14, 2018

AbsoluteCARE Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance

 

HITRUST CSF Certification validates AbsoluteCARE is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.

 

Atlanta, GA, August 1, 2018 – AbsoluteCARE a prominent comprehensive staff model Patient-Centered Ambulatory ICU Medical Center Company for Members with the most complex chronic conditions, which has locations in Atlanta Georgia, Baltimore Maryland, Greenbelt Maryland and Philadelphia Pennsylvania, today announced the Business Application Servers (Greenway PrimeSuite, Rx30, Updox, eFax, CGM LabDaq, Phreesia, PrimeImage, Fuze VoIP, Sage 300, and Concur), IT Security and Administration Servers, and Domain Controllers have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

 

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s aforementioned systems have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk. This achievement places AbsoluteCARE in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

 

Achieving and maintaining HITRUST CSF is integral for the success and national expansion of our mission to bring our life-changing healthcare services to the most at-risk populations that are also the highest utilizers of medical care in the country,” said Alan Cohn, CEO of AbsoluteCARE. “With this certification, our patients and payer partners can be even more confident in our ability to provide privacy and security pertaining to protected health information.”

 

The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry, and the CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The HITRUST CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”