ExamWorks Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
Monday, June 11, 2018 9:00 AM
ATLANTA, GA / ACCESSWIRE / June 11, 2018 / ExamWorks Group, Inc., a leading provider of independent medical examinations, peer reviews, bill reviews, Medicare compliance services, case management services, record retrieval services, document management services, and other related services, announced today that the ExamWorks platform and portals have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, the ExamWorks platform and portals meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the organization's platform and portals have met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places ExamWorks in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
"With all players in the healthcare industry under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT, the HITRUST CSF is now the gold-standard that needs to be met," said Ben Statham, Senior Vice President of Information Technology. "ExamWorks is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification."
"HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive health information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment," said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. "We are pleased that ExamWorks has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation."
ExamWorks Group, Inc. is a leading provider of independent medical examinations, peer reviews, bill reviews, Medicare compliance, case management, record retrieval, document management, and other related services. Our clients include property and casualty insurance carriers, law firms, third-party claim administrators and government agencies that use independent services to confirm the veracity of claims by sick or injured individuals and to facilitate the delivery and quality of cost-effective care for workers' compensation, automotive, personal injury liability, and disability insurance coverage. We help our clients manage costs and enhance their risk management and compliance processes by verifying the validity, nature, cause and extent of claims, identifying fraud and providing fast, efficient and quality IME services.
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