COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aver Inc., the healthcare industry’s leading provider of episode and value-based solutions for commercial health plans, announced today that its comprehensive bundled payment analytics platform comprised of Episode Snapshot, Episode Advantage, and Episode Workbench, and their underlying infrastructure, along with the AWS Corporate Environment and the Columbus Headquarters, have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that Aver’s comprehensive bundled payment analytics platform and infrastructure have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements in managing risk. This achievement places Aver 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 the healthcare industry’s leading solution provider in the episode and value-based payment space Aver in partnership with its customers has made it its mission to drive better care at a lower cost with improved outcomes,” said Nick Augustinos chief executive officer at Aver. “Becoming HITRUST certified is an important recognition for our company. The HITRUST security framework is a must for our industry and we are proud to have achieved this certification.”
“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “We are pleased that Aver has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”
Aver is the healthcare industry’s leading company of episode and value-based payment solutions for payers and providers. To date, Aver has analyzed hundreds of billions of dollars in claims; developed thousands of bundle configurations; and delivered to payers and providers millions of dollars in savings derived from value-based contracts. Aver’s Episode-based Bundled Benefit Management solutions and services allow health plans and providers to advance beyond analyses to operationalizing and scaling value-based care. Whether through the use of our industry leading platform, Episode Workbench, or through our fully outsourced services, the Aver Bundle Benefits Management, we have supported our customers in reducing cost, improving outcomes and delivering better care. Besides BPCI, BPCIA and custom-built episodes, Aver is a certified partner of the Altarum Institute’s Center for Payment Innovation and the PROMETHEUS Analytics® methodology. Aver is HITRUST CSF Certified. For further information visit www.aver.io.
Aver will be presenting and exhibiting at the upcoming AHIP Institute 2018 on how Bundled Payments will drive value for the healthcare industry. To receive further details on Aver's industry leading solutions and value received from partnering with HITRUST please stop booth #421 at the conference.