Biomedix achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements
HITRUST CSF Certification validates Biomedix is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.
Saint Paul, Minnesota, May 29, 2018 – Biomedix, a leading provider of front-line diagnostic solutions, today announced that key parts of its information security infrastructure, including the Biomedix web application, and PADnet device software have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST1.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the aforementioned applications have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Biomedix 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.
“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry, and the CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “The HITRUST CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”
“Organizations like ours are under great pressure to protect client data from breaches,” said John Romans, CEO of Biomedix. “By implementing a robust security program involving over 250 physical and technical controls, and rooted in the HITRUST CSF, the industry gold-standard, we are demonstrating our commitment to our partners, customers, and the patients we collectively serve.”
Chris Trygstad, Chief Information Security Officer of Biomedix, added, “We have striven to ensure that protected health information (PHI) is stored and transmitted in the most secure way possible. Achieving HITRUST CSF Certification reaffirms Biomedix’s commitment to information security and compliance.”
Biomedix is a provider of front-line diagnostic solutions for delivering value-based care. We offer a mobile health assessment platform that centralizes data for analyzing population health across multiple chronic conditions and supports a variety of diagnostic devices.
Biomedix is the maker of PADnet, the market leader in front-line diagnostics for peripheral vascular disease. PADnet is the only diagnostic device that can support the identification of peripheral artery disease (PAD) and chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) through a unique collaborative care model, which enables the cost-effective delivery of care that optimizes patient outcomes.
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1 The following platforms are included in the HITRUST CSF certification: PADnet web application, PADnet device controller website, PADnet test environment, the local office file server, the email server and the office workstations.