DARIEN, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Remedy Partners, the nation’s leading bundled payment company, announced today that its Episode Connect™ platform and supporting infrastructure has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that Remedy Partners’ Episode Connect™ platform and supporting infrastructure has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“It is vital that our partners trust our capabilities in protecting and securing their confidential data,” said Ed Zecchini, chief information officer at Remedy Partners. “Achieving the HITRUST CSF Certification demonstrates that the protection of sensitive healthcare information is our top priority, essential security controls are in place and Remedy Partners’ management is fully committed to information security.”
“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. “It is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection. We are pleased that Remedy Partners has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their partners to have confidence in this designation.”
About Remedy Partners
Remedy Partners delivers software and services that enable payers, employers and at-risk providers to organize and finance healthcare delivery around a patient's episode of care. For healthcare providers, Remedy Partners’ software, analytics and administrative services support bundled payment contracts with Medicare and commercial insurers, often through shared-risk partnerships. For payers, Remedy Partners empowers the development of bundled payment contracting programs and guides the development of bundled payment networks. Remedy Partners presently delivers its services to partners at more than 1,000 healthcare locations nationwide. To learn more, visit www.remedypartners.com or find us on Twitter @RemedyPartners or on LinkedIn.