Accumen Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance
HITRUST CSF® Certification validates Accumen is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.
SAN DIEGO, California, May 1, 2018 – Accumen Inc., a leading healthcare performance partner for hospitals and health systems today announced that Accumen Performance Suite™ has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. Accumen Performance Suite™ (APS™) is a proprietary SaaS solution that provides real-time, actionable insights synthesized and derived from disparate data sources across health systems making the complex simple and ensuring the most accurate results.
HITRUST CSF® Certified status demonstrates that Accumen has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Accumen 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.
“As a healthcare performance partner, Accumen is under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Thomas Fountain, Chief Technology and Strategy Officer at Accumen. “The HITRUST CSF® is the gold-standard that needs to be met, and Accumen is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF® Certification.”
“The HITRUST CSF® has become the information protection framework for the healthcare 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 industry benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”
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About Accumen Inc.
Accumen Inc. is a leading healthcare performance partner providing end-to-end strategy and services to drive value and sustainability for the clinical lab, patient blood management and imaging services. Accumen offers health system partners consulting, execution, utilization, and outreach solutions using a proven blueprint, innovative approach, and insight-driven proprietary technology. We partner with hospitals and health systems to set new standards of performance for healthcare delivery in speed, higher quality, increased patient safety, and a better patient experience that is sustainable. Accumen adds unprecedented value to its healthcare partners, helping them create healthier hospitals, and ultimately, healthier communities.
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