HITRUST for Hospitals
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Make an Informed Decision on HITRUST Compliance
As HITRUST compliance pushes the medical industry towards greater security requirements, Hospitals are faced with unique challenges that make HITRUST compliance seem out of reach, but are you sure you need to comply? Hospitals who work with us have the information they need to make informed decisions on HITRUST compliance and a partner who can help them achieve their goals and objectives.
Hospitals Bring Unique Challenges
There are good reasons most Hospitals have stayed away from moving towards HITRUST compliance:
It’s expensive – Subscription to the MyCSF from HITRUST alone adds $10K in expenses per year. That doesn’t include addressing any of the staff, security, and/or cultural changes that need to be implemented when moving to compliance.
There’s no rush – Although HITRUST has been around for a long time, the medical industry has been slow to adopt the standard universally.
Hospitals have a complex scope – Due to the nature of what a hospital is (a large building of employees and patients collecting, storing, and transferring sensitive data), hospitals generally need more effort given towards HITRUST compliance than Pharma or Healthcare organizations.
Advice…Take Things Ones Step At A Time
HITRUST compliance is on its way, there is little doubt about that. Consistent and increasingly devastating security events in all industries are pushing security and compliance on every organization.
The first step is to understand your current situation. As they say, “knowledge is power”.