PointRight, a Net Health company, announces that it has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. With the announcement, the company becomes one of the first in the long-term care/post-acute market to successfully complete the rigorous review process and achieve the elite designation.

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that PointRight has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. 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.

“Earning the HITRUST CSF Certification for the PointRight application demonstrates our commitment to performance and security. It shows we go beyond basic compliance and have made a concerted effort to obtain the education and training needed to achieve the ultimate level of security: the HITRUST CertificationThe HITRUST certification demonstrated not only our commitment to protecting patient data but also the maturity level of our security program at Net Health.”

— Jason James, Chief Information Officer at Net Health

A Rigorous Process

Achieving HITRUST certification is a rigorous process covering training, education, risk management, change control processes, reporting business continuity, disaster recovery plans, incidence response protocols and more. The process covers a total of 19 domains and 156 controls and associated criteria. HITRUST also checks to ensure whether key areas have been tested and proven effective.

“It takes a tremendous amount of time and work to prepare and go through the audit process. We are proud that PointRight’s system was able to achieve high scores across each of these domains. This level of information security shows our commitment to the data we are entrusted with by our clients to monitor and safeguard.”

— Net Health’s IT Security Manager Jay Miller, who led the certification process

“The HITRUST CSF Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual. The fact that PointRight has achieved HITRUST CSF Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”

— Bimal Sheth, Vice President of Assurance Services at HITRUST

PointRight partners with more than 2,400 skilled nursing facilities, hospital systems and accountable care organizations (ACOs) across the US. The company provides cloud-based analytics that show a 360⁰ view of long-term and post-acute care (LTPAC) facility performance and clinical outcomes. Equipped with these insights, LTPAC providers and payors can lower re-hospitalization rates, improve clinical outcomes, and build and manage high-performing networks.

[Source(s): Net Health, PR Newswire]