HITRUST Certification validates ProPeer Resources, LLC is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information.
Bountiful, Utah, January 2, 2017 – ProPeer Resources, a leading provider of independent reviews, today announced their organization has earned certification for the scoped systems identified within the HITRUST assessment. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, ProPeer Resources meets key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
Attaining this esteemed information security certification positions ProPeer in an elite group of organizations worldwide and one of the first IROs in the nation to have successfully obtained certification status. HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that ProPeer Resources has met the rigorous, 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.
“For 25 years, ProPeer has continually been on the forefront of the evolution and advancement of the Independent Review industry nationwide,” said Ed Bolton, CEO of ProPeer Resources. “Achievement of HITRUST CSF Certification reaffirms ProPeer as a progressive industry leader and demonstrates our organization’s resolute commitment to secure and compliant innovation in support of our client base and the Independent Review industry on the whole. Healthcare providers are under significant pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT. ProPeer is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment to these requirements by the achievement of HITRUST CSF Certification.”
“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive health information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “We are pleased that ProPeer Resources has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”
About ProPeer Resources, LLC
Since inception in 1992, ProPeer Resources has been the industry’s leading Independent Review Organization (IRO). ProPeer supports the Health, Disability, and Workers’ Compensation marketplace nationwide with comprehensive, objective clinical reviews.
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