NextGate Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
HITRUST Certification validates NextGate’s commitment to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting patient privacy, sensitive healthcare information
PASADENA, Calif., February 8, 2021—NextGate, the global leader in healthcare enterprise identification, announced today that several of its solutions have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, NextGate’s market-leading Enterprise Master Patient Index (EMPI), Augment solution, and Provider Registry meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive health information.
This achievement places NextGate in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have met industry-defined requirements and are 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.
“At a time when data privacy and security remain top of mind for patients and providers alike, protecting sensitive and regulated PHI is our number one priority,” said NextGate CEO Andy Aroditis. “As the industry gold standard for security and compliance, HITRUST CSF Certification ensures that the sensitive data our customers have entrusted us with, is unequivocally protected.”
“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 NextGate has achieved HITRUST CSF Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”
With over 200 customers in ten countries, NextGate is the global leader in healthcare enterprise identification. Committed to helping organizations overcome the clinical, operational and financial challenges that result from duplicate records and disparate data, our full suite of identity matching solutions connects the entire healthcare ecosystem to drive critical improvements in quality, efficiency and safety. NextGate’s market-leading EMPI currently manages 300 million lives and is deployed by the nation’s most successful healthcare systems and health information exchanges. For more information, visit www.nextgate.com.
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