Verana Health Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
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HITRUST CSF Certification validates Verana Health is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.
San Francisco, CA — July 9, 2021 — Verana Health, a healthcare technology and analytics innovator transforming multi-specialty clinical data into real-world evidence (RWE), today announced Verana Trial Connect (VTC) has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Verana Health 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.
“With the HITRUST Certification, Verana Health is now among the top-tier of secure healthcare databases,” says Kirk Fjeldheim, Verana Health’s Chief Information Security Officer. “With the handling of vast amounts of sensitive, health-related information comes a responsibility to maintain the impenetrability of our databases and to remain compliant with HIPAA as well as all state and federal security standards. With this certification, we are proud to exceed the required standards across all fronts.”
“The HITRUST CSF Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual,” said Bimal Sheth, Vice President of Assurance Services, HITRUST. “The fact that Verana Health has achieved HITRUST CSF Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”
About Verana Health
Verana Health is a healthcare technology and analytics company entrusted by key medical associations to manage multi-specialty, real-world data at every stage of the analytics process—from entry to evidence. Anchored in ophthalmology, neurology, and urology, the Company acts as a linchpin in the healthcare data ecosystem, making data meaningful and actionable to empower physicians and accelerate research for patients. By curating and applying advanced analytics to real-world clinical data, Verana Health helps life sciences partners enhance evidence generation, reinvent medical research, and drive innovations in specific disease areas. For more information on Verana Health, visit www.veranahealth.com.