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MediRegs Integrates HITRUST Common Security Framework with ComplyTrack to Accelerate Health Care Information Privacy and Security
(RIVERWOODS, ILL., September 2, 2010) – MediRegs, a leading provider of compliance and risk management, reimbursement and workflow solutions for the health care industry, announced today that it will incorporate the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) Common Security Framework (CSF) within its ComplyTrack Suite to offer clients a concise means of addressing privacy and security risks. MediRegs is part of Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (wolterskluwerlb.com).
“Health care organizations have been grappling with the management of the innumerable privacy and information-security regulations, standards and best practices, and the overlapping risks they define,” said MediRegs General Manager Steve Lefar. “The combination of ComplyTrack and the HITRUST CSF allows health care organizations to assess, remediate, control and investigate breaches; conduct audits; and support CSF-assessment processes in a comprehensive yet streamlined fashion.”
The ComplyTrack Suite, a Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for health care risk and compliance professionals, manages all facets of enterprise risk and compliance programs, including risk assessment; incident, issue and activity management; policies and procedures; contracts; and vendors and audits. The HITRUST CSF is the most widely adopted heath care security control framework and offers a practical, scalable and cost-effective way for health care organizations to implement security programs that safeguard patient information. With its inclusion of the HITRUST CSF, the ComplyTrack Suite enables clients to easily evaluate their compliance with business, government and industry standards and regulations , including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, HIPAA, ISO, NIST, PCI and COBIT.
“Having the HITRUST CSF embedded within the ComplyTrack Suite is yet another opportunity for HITRUST to aid the health care industry in simplifying and streamlining the assessment and compliance process,” said Daniel Nutkis, Chief Executive Officer, HITRUST. “The HITRUST CSF Assurance program and tools such as ComplyTrack provide the industry with greater resources that enable organizations and their business partners to focus their attention on improving information security through assessments and remediation and not solely the compliance process itself.”
For More Information
For more information on the ComplyTrack Suite, visit mediregs.com or call 1-800-808-6800.
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) was born out of the belief that information security should be a core pillar of, rather than an obstacle to, the broad adoption of health information systems and exchanges. HITRUST, in collaboration with health care, business, technology and information security leaders, has established the Common Security Framework (CSF), a certifiable framework that can be used by any and all organizations that create, access, store or exchange personal health or financial information. In addition to establishing the CSF, HITRUST is driving adoption of and widespread confidence in a framework and sound risk-management practices through education, advocacy and outreach activities. For more information, visit http://www.hitrustalliance.net/.
About Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business is a leading provider of research products and software solutions in key specialty areas for legal and business professionals, as well as casebooks and study aids for law students. Its major product lines include Aspen Publishers, CCH, Kluwer Law International and Loislaw. Its markets include law firms, law schools, corporate counsel, health care organizations, and professionals requiring legal and compliance information. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, a unit of Wolters Kluwer, is based in New York City and Riverwoods, Ill. Wolters Kluwer is a market-leading global information services company.
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