Medicom Health Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and CompliancePosted Aug 13, 2019
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – AUGUST 1, 2019 —
Medicom Health, a healthcare technology company and provider of patient engagement SaaS solutions for healthcare systems, today announced their health risk assessment (HRA) platform for health system marketers (“EVALIA® Health Solutions Platform”) has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s EVALIA® Health Solutions Platform, (including Postgre SQL Servers for the EVALIA data storage, HAProxy Load Balancer and Interlock Containers, Docker Swarm Nodes, and supporting infrastructure,) has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Medicom Health 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.
“We have always taken healthcare systems’ data security very seriously. And now we are proud to be able to confirm the trust our clients and their patients have put in us and in our solutions over the years.” said Will Sigsbee, CEO of Medicom Health.
“Medicom Health has always strived to be at the forefront of our industry in data privacy and security. Obtaining HITRUST certification is a great milestone for us. It’s the gold standard in healthcare compliance certification.” said Corey Maul, COO/CTO at Medicom Health. “HITRUST is a well-respected organization that mandates ongoing reviews and audits that will provide our clients with confidence and potentially streamline their vendor security audit process.”
“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.”
ABOUT MEDICOM HEALTH
Founded in 2000 in Minneapolis, Medicom Health is a health technology company dedicated to empowering health engagement by delivering world-class digital solutions. As the leader in direct-to-consumer health risk assessments (HRAs) for health system marketers, hundreds of hospitals utilize their health awareness apps to connect with millions of patients and potential patients online. New for 2019, they have launched a clinical patient engagement platform that integrates with EHRs to engage patients in their treatment. The initial solution module on the platform, Rx Savings Assistant, reduces prescriptions costs for patients by automatically printing manufacturer discounts for prescription drugs on discharge papers to improve outcomes, patient satisfaction, and pharmacy revenues. For more information, visit https://www.medicomhealth.com.