Smile CDR certified by Health Information Trust Alliance
TORONTO, June 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Smile CDR Inc., a leading health data and data integration company, announced that it has achieved Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST ), the premier accreditation standard for information risk management between companies that create, access, store or exchange regulated health data. This high-level certification reaffirms the company’s ongoing commitment to protecting sensitive information and places Smile CDR among a select group of organizations that have achieved the highest data security standards.
“Personal health information is considered some of the most private information and we place great importance on the security of this sensitive information,” said Luis de Barros, Chief Privacy and Security Officer, Smile CDR. “As a team, we take pride in working together to ensure that our customers are confident that Smile CDR is a trustworthy company, and this certification provides external validation of the quality of our products and services.”
HITRUST assessment certifications provide organizations and their customers with assurance that the organization is up to date with the latest security and privacy standards. HITRUST’s Common Security Framework (CSF) and CSF Assessment provide a comprehensive framework of security controls, indicating the effective and efficient protection of sensitive items, such as electronically protected health information and confidential data. This advanced certification helps provide reliable assurance of the operational effectiveness of a company’s information security program and business maturity. Key areas of focus for certification include privacy and security services, security operations, cloud operations, change management, service management (incident management), IT services (access management and equipment), human resources and finance.
“HITRUST CSF is the most widely recognized framework in the healthcare industry and was one of Smile CDR’s early ambitions, a notable achievement for our team. It demonstrates the most widely respected confirmation of compliance with HIPAA-mandated security controls,” said Rhea Kolanko, COO, Smile CDR. “Our customers now have another level of assurance that our products and services meet key regulations for protecting their patients’ highly sensitive information and that our company’s foundation has all the appropriate controls in place to provide the highest level of security. risk management mitigation.”
HITRUST CSF certified status provides Smile CDR with a formal certification that is effective for two years after satisfactory completion of the interim assessment. In the future, Smile CDR may expand the scope of certification as the company continues to develop its products and services.
About Smile CDR Inc.
Smile CDR Inc. is a health information technology company focused on delivering better global health through open standards. Our open-structured data fabric and enterprise-grade integration platform power digital healthcare transformation and accelerate value creation across all patient journeys at scale. Powered by our clinical data repository based on the HL7 FHIR standard (#SmileInside), our platform enables collaboration and allows organizations to ingest, transform, store, enrich, analyze, aggregate and meaningfully share health information to fuel digital transformation. We prepare healthcare providers, payers, researchers and life science organizations for a connected future beyond legacy systems, adding new value through intelligent use of information and ultimately , delivering better patient outcomes. For more information, visit: www.smilecdr.com.
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