In healthcare, selecting a vendor to work with is a serious process that should not be taken lightly. It is important to research vendors and choose the right one, as you will be working with this vendor for many years to come. A major factor in your decision process should be the security and compliance certifications that your eligible vendors have earned. It is important to make sure that the payment vendors you decide to work with have the right
Every month, the Payer Security Focus will break down a different topic in security and compliance with information relevant to payers and actionable steps to help build a more robust security and compliance program at their organizations. This month’s topic is HITRUST.
What is HITRUST?
The Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST) is a private organization that established a Common Security Framework (CSF) that can be used by all organizations that create, access, store or exchange sensitive and/or regulated healthcare data. The
If you’re like me, you feel a small sense of accomplishment when you leave your doctor’s office with a clean bill of health after an annual check-up. Did you know that InstaMed has to go through an annual check-up, too? We’re happy to say we recently passed our annual health checks for both our Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) v2.0 Validated Solution and HITRUST, so you can rest assured that we’re continuing to keep data safe and secure.
Both the Payment Card Industry
March Madness begins this month and I’ve been busy studying bracketology as closely as I examine healthcare payment security. In doing so, I can’t help but notice that the science and logic behind selecting the right NCAA basketball teams for your March Madness bracket is similar to the attention that needs to be given to security and compliance decisions in healthcare.
Now, I’m no Joe Lunardi and these picks won’t be featured on ESPN, but it’s important for healthcare organizations to