HITRUST Certification validates Ciox Health is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive private healthcare information.

Ciox Health, the nation’s leader in health information management and data exchange, today announced the retrieval solutions business unit, which leads Ciox Health’s payor, health plan, and requestor business, has earned certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, the Ciox Health retrieval solutions business meets key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.

HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that Ciox Health’s retrieval solutions business unit has met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places Ciox Health 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 CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“Healthcare organizations are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Ira Parker, chief legal officer, at Ciox Health “The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard and Ciox’s retrieval solutions business unit has been recertified to the most up-to-date standards, demonstrating its commitment to protecting sensitive health information.”

“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. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, Ciox is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, chief compliance officer, HITRUST.

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