SAN MATEO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PokitDok, a platform-as-a-service company that enables fast and easy creation of healthcare marketplace capabilities, today announced that its Platform, Patient Access solution, and Production Network Environment have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, PokitDok’s platform and environment meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that PokitDok’s platform and environment have met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places it 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.
“Healthcare organizations are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements,” said Ted Tanner, Jr., co-founder & CTO of PokitDok. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met, and PokitDok is pleased to have demonstrated our commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification and by exceeding the median healthcare industry scores for all 19 criteria that were evaluated.”
“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. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, PokitDok is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST.
PokitDok provides a platform-as-a-service that enables healthcare organizations to quickly bring modern commerce experiences to market. From identity management and scheduling to claims processing and payment optimization, PokitDok offers unmatched speed to market and scalability across the healthcare value chain. PokitDok maintains trading partner agreements with health insurers and payers that enable data access to more than 4,900 plans and affiliates, representing 94 percent the U.S. covered population. PokitDok is based in San Mateo, CA and Charleston, SC and powers DokChain, blockchain for healthcare.