EHNAC, HITRUST ease security certification processes

By Joseph Goedert

For many years, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission has accredited vendors, providers and other stakeholders for meeting a series of best business practices, which includes privacy and security practices.

Recently, HITRUST has begun certifying industry stakeholders that meet a comprehensive set of best practices for the security and availability of healthcare data. But many stakeholders get certified under both programs and have been asking EHNAC and HITRUST to streamline the privacy and security processes to avoid redundant assessments, additional complexities and added cost.

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