Cognosante Achieves HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance

Cognosante LLC, a mission-driven technology company, today announced its Collabrity Health Solution featuring the eSante¬ģ Collaborate Health Information Exchange (HIE) managed service has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that the Collabrity Health Solution featuring the eSante Collaborate HIE managed service has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Cognosante 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 Assurance Program helps organizations address security and data protection challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

‚ÄúHealth information exchanges are under continual pressure to meet complex compliance and privacy requirements,‚ÄĚ said Erick Peters, Chief Technology Officer at Cognosante. ‚ÄúWe are pleased that through our eSante Collaborate solution we are advancing HIEs through innovation, but also HITRUST-certification, giving HIE participants and patients confidence that their healthcare data is secure.‚ÄĚ

‚ÄúThe HITRUST Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual,‚ÄĚ said Bimal Sheth, Executive Vice President, Standards Development & Assurance Operations, HITRUST. ‚ÄúThe fact that Cognosante has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.‚ÄĚ

About Cognosante
Cognosante is a mission-driven technology company delivering innovative and transformative solutions that improve the health and safety of Americans. With more than a decade of experience working with state and Federal government agencies, we aim to expand access to care, improve care delivery, deliver solutions addressing social determinants of health and ensure safety and security through multi-faceted technology and customer experience (CX) solutions. Our broad range of capabilities includes enterprise IT and cloud, data science, telehealth, interoperability, public health surveillance, clinical performance, eligibility and enrollment and consumer engagement.

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