The Do’s and Don’ts of Getting Started with HITRUST

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A-LIGN created a list of the do’s and don’ts to better prepare you for the HITRUST assessment. 

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HITRUST vs. HIPAA: Which Is Right for My Organization?

HITRUST vs. HIPAA: Which Is Right for My Organization?

Looking at the HITRUST CSF vs. HIPAA isn’t an accurate comparison. Here’s how the security framework and the law are different, plus the ways in which they interact.  

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A-LIGN Celebrates Black History Month 2021

A-LIGN Celebrates Black History Month 2021

A-LIGN’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Network focused on empower and education its CLIMBERS and promoting awareness through various initiatives throughout the month.

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LET’S ALL DO WHAT IS RIGHT. HAPPY MLK DAY.

LET’S ALL DO WHAT IS RIGHT

It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 2021. As I sit here reflecting on the legacy of Dr. King, it occurs to me that this is a markedly different MLK Day.

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4 Miscellaneous HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider

4 Miscellaneous HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider

Over the last few blogs, we have provided a comprehensive overview of the HITRUST landscape, from the authoritative sources at its core, to the optional regulations, or regulatory factors, that are commonly added on to a HITRUST assessment for industry-specific purposes.  

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5 HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider for International and State-level Privacy Compliance

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There are more than 20 optional regulatory factors that an organization can consider as part of a HITRUST assessment. These are individual options, based on specific industry requirements, and can be quite tricky to parse.  

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7 HITRUST Factors to Consider for Federal Compliance

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Our discussion of HITRUST regulatory factors continues with a focus on federal compliance and their influence on HITRUST. Here are 7 HITRUST regulatory factors to consider for federal compliance, and our recommendations on how to address them. 

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7 HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider for Healthcare

7 HITRUST Regulatory Factors to Consider for Healthcare

This article is Part One of a Four-part Series on the HITRUST Framework When you think of HITRUST, you probably think of healthcare. After all, HITRUST was originally created as the “Health Information Trust Alliance.”

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HITRUST Assurance Advisory Adds Strategic Scoping Factors

HITRUST Assurance Advisory Strategic Scoping

Even though compliance is an on-going process, each individual assessment has its own lifecycle, which begins with a self-assessment of scoping factors. This can be a tedious process to complete for every audit, especially if the same questions get asked more than once, or continue to show up in assessment requirements.

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HITRUST Bridge Assessment Offers Relief From Pandemic Pressures

HITRUST Bridge Assessment

HITRUST is granting organizations the ability to gain a 90-day grace period to demonstrate continuous compliance with its new Bridge Assessment.

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