NEWTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today RelayHealth Financial announced it has achieved full accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for Electronic Health Networks (EHN) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). This accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and validates compliance with industry standards and HIPAA regulations. It also marks RelayHealth Financial’s 14th consecutive year of EHNAC HNAP accreditation.
“EHNAC HNAP accreditation is more than a ‘seal of approval’ for trusted data exchange in healthcare,” said Michael Whelan, vice president of operations, RelayHealth Financial. “It lets the hospitals and health systems we serve know we’re committed to industry best practices for secure transactions. Our history of maintaining EHNAC and other crucial accreditations is evidence of our dedication to quality. And with each accreditation, we strive to exceed the standards and improve our scores on behalf of our customers.”
Through the consultative review process, EHNAC evaluated RelayHealth Financial in 119 areas of privacy and confidentiality measures, systems availability and security infrastructure, and business practices and resources. EHNAC also reviewed RelayHealth’s Financial’s process of managing and transferring protected health information. The result: RelayHealth Financial meets or exceeds the necessary and optional EHNAC requirements.
“It’s imperative that healthcare organizations embrace the necessary standards, business processes, and technologies to help ensure the privacy, security, and confidentiality of data for all stakeholders,” says Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “We applaud RelayHealth Financial for their long history of demonstrating excellence and responsibility to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers.”
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The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include electronic health networks, payers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, medical billers, outsourced services, e-prescribing solution providers and direct trusted agents. EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization. Guided by peer evaluation, the EHNAC accreditation process promotes quality service, innovation, cooperation and open competition in healthcare. To learn more, visit www.ehnac.org or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Connect with EHNAC on Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn and Facebook.
About McKesson RelayHealth Financial
Every day across America, more than 2,000 hospitals and health systems rely on RelayHealth to help them process over 5 million patient claims, worth over $1.1 trillion annually. Our broad array of revenue cycle management solutions use the power of the cloud and big data to help healthcare professionals make better financial decisions for their organizations and patients, right at the point of care. Nobody does more than RelayHealth to bring healthcare connections to life. For more information, visit http://www.relayhealth.com/solutions/financial-solutions.
About McKesson Corporation
McKesson Corporation, currently ranked 14th on the FORTUNE 500, is a healthcare services and information technology company dedicated to making the business of healthcare run better. We partner with payers, hospitals, physician offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies and others across the spectrum of care to build healthier organizations that deliver better care to patients in every setting. McKesson helps its customers improve their financial, operational, and clinical performance with solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services. For more information, visit us at www.mckesson.com.
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