Össur announces that its Empower by Össur program has earned renewed Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s Empower by Össur program has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Össur 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, the company notes in a media release.

“Organizations and programs like Empower by Össur are under more pressure than ever to meet complex compliance and privacy requirements that include technical and process elements such as NIST, ISO, and COBIT,” said Mark Tymchenko, Össur’s Vice President of Bracing & Supports. “We are pleased to demonstrate to our customers the highest standards for protecting sensitive data and information by achieving HITRUST CSF Certification.”

“The HITRUST CSF Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual,” said Bimal Sheth, Vice President of Assurance Services, HITRUST. “The fact that Össur has achieved HITRUST CSF Certification for its Empower by Össur program attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”

[Source: Össur]