Matrix Medical Network (Matrix), a leading provider of in-home and mobile health clinic assessments and care management, announced its systems have again earned Certified Status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. Those systems include the company’s access control, mobile device management, database warehouse and proprietary electronic data capture platform. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, Matrix’s systems meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
“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 Mr. Ian Worden, Chief Information Officer & Product Architect with Matrix. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met, and Matrix is pleased to be able to demonstrate its compliance commitment by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification.”
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the company’s systems have met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, placing Matrix 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.
“HITRUST has been working with the healthcare industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive health information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment,” said Mr. Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “We are pleased that Matrix Medical Network has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”
“It is critical that our customers trust our capabilities in protecting and securing their confidential data,” said Mr. Keith Henthorne, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for Matrix. “By going through this rigorous process for our entire platform—from our people and processes to the very way we communicate—our customers can be assured that they are receiving the highest level of data security compliance when they partner with Matrix.”
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