HITRUST Assessment

Fortified Health Security is an approved HITRUST CSF Assessor. Our staff is prepared and experienced in providing certification, validation and self-assessment assistance services.

Quickly becoming the Gold Standard within the healthcare industry, a HITRUST Certification sets an organization heads and shoulders above their peers with regards to a functioning, sound security program. Covered Entities (CE) and Business Associates (BA) alike can benefit from the prescriptive nature of the Common Security Framework (CSF) controls, as outlined by the HITRUST Alliance.

Why HITRUST?

 

The HITRUST CSF was developed to address the multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations. By including federal and state regulations, standards and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

The Hitrust Csf
  • Includes, harmonizes and cross-references existing, globally recognized standards, regulations and business requirements, including ISO, NIST, PCI, HIPAA, and COBIT and State laws
  • Scales controls according to type, size and complexity of an organization
  • Provides prescriptive requirements to ensure clarity
  • Follows a risk-based approach offering multiple levels of implementation requirements determined by risks and thresholds
  • Allows for the adoption of alternate controls when necessary
  • Evolves according to user input and changing conditions in the healthcare industry and regulatory environment on an annual basis
  • Provides an industry-wide approach for managing Business Associate compliance

Delivery Methods

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Option 1
CSF Validation & Certification
  • Streamlined validation execution
  • Fortified serves as liaison with HITRUST Alliance
  • Assistance with CSF control compliance best practice
  • Continuous, clear, concise communication throughout process
  • Demonstrable value to your security program
  • Compliant with the HIPAA Security Rule for completion of a risk analysis
  • Satisfies HIPAA Security Rule requirement of continuous evaluation and management of organizational risk
Option 2
CSF Self-Assessment Assistance
  • Fortified serves as liaison with HITRUST Alliance
  • Assistance with CSF control compliance best practice
  • Continuous, clear, concise communication throughout process
  • Value to your security program
  • Compliant with the HIPAA Security Rule for completion of a risk analysis
  • Satisfies HIPAA Security Rule requirement of continuous evaluation and management of organizational risk