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

September 25, 2017

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

HITRUST Certification validates Orion Health is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information

 

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – September 25, 2017 – Orion Health, a leading provider of interoperability, population health management, and precision medicine solutions, today announced its Amadeus solution and supporting AWS Infrastructure, Orion Health Corporate Network, and its Customer Support team have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST Certified Security Framework (CSF) status, these solutions meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information. 

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HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the organization’s Amadeus population health solution has met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places Orion 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.

“Achieving HITRUST CSF Certification is another step in validating our security controls, processes and systems,” said Gerard Scheitlin, vice president of security, risk and assurance for Orion Health. “This certification provides additional assurance to our current and future clients that Orion Health takes the role of data custodian very seriously.”

“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive health information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment,” said Ken Vander Wal, chief compliance officer, HITRUST. “We are pleased that Orion Health has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”

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