HITRUST

7 HITRUST Factors to Consider for Federal Compliance

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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Mind the Gap: How to Change Auditors without Impacting Compliance

Mind the Gap: How to Change Auditors without Impacting Compliance

Increasingly, organizations are realizing that a strategic compliance program increases operational efficiencies by replacing ad hoc and transactional audits with a more thoughtful approach. And as organizations get more serious about strategic compliance, they realize consolidation is a key component.

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The New Normal:
Fully-Enabled Remote Audits

The New Normal: Fully-enabled Remote Audits

The new normal is anything but normal, but before we join in the chorus of “uncertain times” let’s take a moment to reflect on how standards organizations have responded to COVID-19 to enable remote audits so that organizations can continue to demonstrate trust.

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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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Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020 (Electronic Health Reporter)

As we look ahead into 2020, technology will continue to lead to new developments in the ever-changing healthcare industry, but it will also leave room for new threats.

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HITRUST Releases CSF v9.3

HITRUST Releases CSF v9.3

On October 28, 2019, HITRUST released CSF v9.3 which incorporates new privacy and security standards.

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HITRUST Releases Guidance for Reliance on the Work of Others

HITRUST Guidance

On September 11, 2019 HITRUST released updated guidance regarding the reliance of others as part of the HITRUST certification process. This includes a more defined scope for reliance on the results of audits, assessments, and inspections that have been completed in the past.

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HITRUST Changes PRISMA Weights and Scoring Rubric

On September 3, 2019 HITRUST announced that they will be updating the HITRUST PRISMA Weights (HAA 2019-007) and the Scoring Rubrics (HAA 2019-009). These new guidelines will go into effect for any HITRUST certifications submitted and accepted on December 31, 2019 or later.

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