HITRUST

Blockchain: Increasing Security In Telehealth (Electronic Health Reporter)

While telehealth allows doctors and patients to speak using virtual connections in place of face-to-face visits, the use of the technology raises concerns over data collection. Blaise Wabo, Associate Director at A-LIGN, says blockchain combined with a robust security plan can help healthcare providers mitigate risks in Electronic Health Reporter.

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HITRUST CSF v9.3 Incorporates New Frameworks, Legislation and Standards

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Since 2007, the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) has been recognized as a well-rounded and certifiable security framework for any organizations of all sizes and industries. With the upcoming CSF v9.3 update, HITRUST continues to demonstrate its value for any organization by expanding to incorporate new frameworks, legislation and standards. What is the HITRUST CSF? The HITRUST […]

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Ask Me Anything: A-LIGN’s HIPAA Compliance and Cybersecurity Expert Holds a Reddit Q&A

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A-LIGN’s Senior Manager Blaise Wabo recently returned to Reddit to hold another Ask Me Anything (AMA) Q&A session on Reddit’s /r/technology subreddit. Blaise fielded important questions on the state of healthcare security, HIPAA compliance and cybersecurity threats to sensitive health data.

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The HITRUST
Assessment Process

Since its inception in 2007, the HITRUST framework has become very popular with organizations globally – including businesses of all types in the HITRUST XChange program. As a certified HITRUST accessor firm and licensed CPA firm, A-LIGN has helped companies and organizations of all sizes prepare for HITRUST certification.

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Using HITRUST for Industries Beyond Healthcare

Using HITRUST for Industries Beyond Healthcare

Organizations around the world, especially ones in the HITRUST XChange program, are moving to quickly implement the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) for their organization. With the recent HITRUST CSF v9.2 update, organizations across all industries – not just healthcare – can benefit greatly from the HITRUST framework.

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HITRUST CSF v9.2 Opens Up the Framework for All Organizations

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With HITRUST v9.2, the Common Security Framework (CSF) continues to be a very powerful and useful security framework for any organization – both inside and outside the healthcare industry.

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Understanding the HITRUST Inheritance Program

What is HITRUST? Because of the number of patients seeing medical professionals every day and the nature of their visits, the healthcare industry faces unique security challenges that no other industry sees.

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HITRUST CSFBASICs: A New Framework Designed for Smaller Healthcare Organizations

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As the data breach landscape in the healthcare industry evolves, so do organizations and their compliance with regulatory requirements. Doing ‘nothing’ to protect healthcare data is no longer an acceptable approach for small healthcare entities.

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HITRUST Appoints Steve Simmons and Blaise Wabo to the HITRUST CSF Assessor Council

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The HITRUST Alliance has appointed Steve Simmons, Director of Compliance at A-LIGN, and Blaise Wabo, Senior Manager at A-LIGN, to the HITRUST CSF Assessor Council.

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What to Expect in the HITRUST CSF v9.1 Release

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HITRUST confirmed the HITRUST CSF Version 9.1 would be scheduled to release to the assessor community this month, January 2018 for review and to provide feedback.

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