HITRUST Certification validates BioIQ’s commitment to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information.
July 7, 2016 – BioIQ, a healthcare technology company that enables provider organizations to better connect with their populations to achieve health improvement goals, today announced it has earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, BioiQ meets key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
CSF Certified status indicates that the organization has met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places BioIQ 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.
“Healthcare providers are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Wes Rhea, Chief Compliance Officer at BioIQ. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met, and BioIQ is pleased to be able to offer our clients assistance to achieve this.”
“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry, and the CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”
BioIQ is a healthcare technology company. By seamlessly connecting people to health testing through its software, BioIQ makes testing more accessible, creating more insight for people and more touch points with health service partners. BioIQ works with some of the largest employers, health plans, and health service providers in the nation. Since its inception BioIQ has launched thousands of successful population health programs serving millions of participants.
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