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HITRUST Certified

HITRUST CertifiedeQHealth Solutions achieved HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) certified status from the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST).

As a HITRUST CSF Certified company, eQHealth Solutions is part of a small group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification and assures clients that we are meeting the healthcare industry’s highest standards in protecting health information and managing risk.

What HITRUST Certification Means

CSF Certified status indicates that eQHealth has met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing information risk. The HITRUST CSF provides a comprehensive and flexible framework that addresses the requirements of numerous governing entities including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporates a risk-based approach to managing digital security for personal health information that is created, accessed, stored or exchanged. The framework unifies the requirements of existing standards and regulations including HIPAA, HITECH, PCI and COBIT.

  • Information Security Policies
  • Laptop Security
  • Mobile Media Security
  • Protected Health Information (PHI) Transmission Protection
  • Wireless Security
  • Malware Protection
  • Configuration Management
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Secure Disposal
  • External Breach Protection

Why HITRUST Certification Matters

HITRUST CSF is not an industry standard yet, but perhaps it should be. Both healthcare and financial corporations use the CSF; in fact, many notable healthcare entities now mandate that their vendors obtain HITRUST CSF certification to demonstrate their commitment to information security.

The framework was designed to be scalable, customizable and providing more certainty about risk mitigation and today, it is the most widely adopted information privacy and security risk management framework among healthcare organization in the country. In fact, in addition to its presence in the United States, HITRUST CSF has also been implemented in many organizations in other parts of the world.

The Process to Achieve HITRUST CSF Certification

There is a predetermined methodology and process to achieve HITRUST Certification. To understand all the program requirements, access the document detailing CSF Assurance Program Requirements, Version 8.1, February 2017. For more information about HITRUST Alliance https://hitrustalliance.net/about-us/.

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