Intellihealth Achieves HITRUST Essentials, 1-year (e1) Certification Demonstrating Foundational Cybersecurity

HITRUST Essentials, 1-year (e1) Certification validates Intellihealth is committed to foundational cybersecurity controls

NEW YORK--()--Intellihealth, a leading healthcare technology software and clinical services company that delivers a comprehensive and clinically proven medical model for treating obesity, today announced that their Evolve platform residing at US-WEST-1 (Data Center) has earned certified status by HITRUST for foundational cybersecurity.

HITRUST Essentials, 1-year (e1) Certification demonstrates that the organization’s Evolve platform residing at US-WEST-1 (Data Center) is focused on the most critical cybersecurity controls to demonstrate that essential cybersecurity hygiene is in place. The e1 Assessment + Certification is one of three progressive HITRUST assessments that leverage the HITRUST CSF® framework to prescribe cyber threat-adaptive controls that are appropriate for each level of assurance.

“In today’s environment, it’s imperative that organizations like ours keep pace with current and emerging threats,” said Sloan Saunders, co-founder and CEO of Intellihealth. “We are pleased to demonstrate to customers our commitment to cybersecurity and data protection through HITRUST Essentials (e1) Certification.”

“The HITRUST e1 Validated Assessment is a good tool for cyber-aware organizations like Intellihealth that want to build assurances and progressively demonstrate due diligence around information security and privacy,” said Robert Booker, Chief Strategy Officer, HITRUST. “We applaud Intellihealth for their commitment to cybersecurity and successful completion of their HITRUST e1 Certification.”

The attainment of HITRUST Essentials, 1-year (e1) Certification underscores Intellihealth's prioritization of crucial cybersecurity measures, affirming the establishment of fundamental cybersecurity protocols. The e1 Assessment + Certification stands as one of the progressive HITRUST evaluations, utilizing the HITRUST CSF® framework to prescribe cybersecurity controls that adapt to cyber threats, ensuring suitable levels of assurance.

Intellihealth is entrusted with the management of healthcare data on behalf of prominent health plans and state agencies. Upholding robust cybersecurity protocols is integral to ensuring the security of cloud environments for our valued clientele. The HITRUST Certification serves as an additional testament to Intellihealth's steadfast dedication to upholding the most stringent standards and exemplary practices in the secure management of healthcare data.

About Intellihealth

Intellihealth is changing the perception of obesity and redefining how it is treated. We offer a clinically proven medical obesity treatment approach that is three times more effective than lifestyle intervention alone. Our product, EvolveTM, enables health care providers to offer effective medical obesity treatment to new and existing patients, both via telehealth and in person. Our clinical services affiliate, FlyteTM Medical, provides business and healthcare systems the services of experienced clinicians who are passionate about obesity medicine, including physicians, nurse practitioners and registered dietitians. More about Intellihealth, Evolve and Flyte Medical may be found at


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