HITRUST CSF CERTIFIED
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VPS, LLC Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third Party Privacy, Security and Compliance
HITRUST Certification validates VPS, LLC is committed to meeting key healthcare regulations and protecting sensitive
private healthcare information.
Los Angeles, California, May 17, 2017 – Virtual Pediatric Systems, LLC (“VPS”), a leading International registry that provides statistical support, reporting information, and clinical services to over 135 hospitals encompassing over 1 million PICU, NICU and Cardiac cases, today announced that their VPS Web Application has secured “Certified” status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, the VPS Web Application meets key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the VPS Web Application has met industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk, and places VPS 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 providers are under great pressure to meet complex compliance requirements that include technical and process elements such as HIPAA, NIST, ISO and COBIT,” said Brian Reisner, COO at VPS, LLC. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold-standard that needs to be met and VPS is pleased to be able to demonstrate its commitment to these compliance requirements by achieving 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 VPS, LLC has taken the steps necessary to achieve HITRUST CSF Certified status, and we expect their customers to have confidence in this designation.”
About VPS, LLC
Virtual Pediatric Systems, LLC (“VPS”) has grown from a small group of intensivists to a national organization supporting over 135 hospital units and over 1 million patient admission records (of which over 135,000 are Cardiac specific). The data base is the largest collaborative for quality improvement based on severity of illness adjusted comparisons of actual, detailed patient records in critical care. This unique achievement allows VPS to provide state-of-the-art quality reports that are detailed, actionable and comprehensive for practitioners and hospital administrations. VPS has improved the quality of pediatric critical care, built the largest national pediatric research collaborative, supported the publication of over 125 papers and contributed to impacting hundreds of thousands of children’s lives.
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