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MagicBox: The End-To-End Solution For HITRUST Certification

HITRUST certification is many things. It’s a shortcut to securing your system against the danger of data breaches; a process for ensuring compliance with HIPAA and other regulations; and a competitive edge for your business in the increasingly crowded healthcare information security space. One thing it is definitely not, however, is an easy accomplishment.

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| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in Compliance, HITRUST certification, HITRUST CSF

How The Cloud Cuts HITRUST Cost, Complexity, And Timelines

More and more healthcare organizations are discovering that HITRUST certification is critical to their success. While it’s not mandated, many providers and payers require their vendors be HITRUST certified. Because of the rigor of the process, certification also offers a competitive advantage for organizations that attain it.

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| Author Gerry Miller, tagged in

Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - A New HITRUST Audit Experience

Now that you are acquainted with HITRUST and have chosen to continue your journey, I want to thank you again for being proactive! If this is your first compliance series post, please start below:

  • If you are new to HITRUST, start here.
    • To get a complete picture of the HITRUST Maturity Model and get some helpful tips from Cloudticity's experience, read this blog post.
  • If you need more information on Cloudticity Oxygen, start here.
    • Interested in how Cloudticity Oxygen alerts map to HITRUST? Check out this blog post.

For everyone else, each month we (usually) look into at least one Cloudticity Oxygen service or feature, focusing on how it helps achieve HITRUST controls. This month is slightly different! Our last full HITRUST audit happened in 2017; we have now begun our updated full HITRUST audit based on a substantially updated set of controls, thus we want to share our new experience with you. Stay tuned next month for more Cloudticity Oxygen services or experiences.

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| Author Thomas Zinn, tagged in Technical Articles, Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, Security, Encryption, HITRUST, Cloudticity, Healthcare, audit

Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - Oxygen Alerts

Now that you are acquainted with HITRUST and have chosen to continue your journey, I want to thank you again for being proactive! If this is your first compliance series post, please start below:

  • If you are new to HITRUST, start here.
    • To get a complete picture of the HITRUST Maturity Model and get some helpful tips from Cloudticity's experience, read this blog post.
  • If you need more information on Cloudticity Oxygen, start here.

For everyone else, each month we look into at least one Cloudticity Oxygen service or feature, focusing on how it helps achieve HITRUST controls. This month we are diving into Cloudticity Oxygen alerts. Stay tuned next month for more Cloudticity Oxygen services.

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| Author Thomas Zinn, tagged in Technical Articles, Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, Security, Encryption, HITRUST, Cloudticity, Healthcare

Cloudticity Oxygen Compliance - HITRUST Maturity Model and Our Experience

I want to thank you for being proactive by beginning or continuing your HITRUST journey!

  • If you are new to HITRUST, start here.
  • If you are new to Cloudticity Oxygen, start here.

For everyone else, each month I will introduce you to at least one Cloudticity Oxygen service or feature, focusing on how it helps achieve HITRUST controls. This month we need to dive into HITRUST's expectations (5 Areas of the HITRUST Maturity Model) and focus on the big picture (Cloudticity's Experience: Setting the Stage). Next month we will dive into Cloudticity Oxygen alerts and our workflow.

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| Author Thomas Zinn, tagged in Healthcare Industry, About Cloudticity, Compliance, HITRUST, Cloudticity

HIPAA Compliance 164.312(e)(1) - Transmission Security

Within the HIPAA Security Rule are Administrative, Physical, and Technical Safeguards. These safeguards are as important to understand as they are to implement, so let’s dive into one:

164.312(e)(1) - Transmission Security . Implement technical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to electronic protected health information that is being transmitted over an electronic communications network.

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| Author Thomas Zinn, tagged in Compliance, Security, Encryption

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