MedBridge Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security and Compliance

HITRUST CSF® Certification validates that MedBridge is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive healthcare information

SEATTLE, January 9, 2018 – MedBridge, an industry-leading developer of patient engagement and clinical education software, today announced the MedBridge platform* and the patient version of the MedBridge platform have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

HITRUST CSF® Certified status demonstrates that the MedBridge platform has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places MedBridge 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.

Serving over a thousand organizations and millions of patients, MedBridge improves clinical, patient and financial outcomes with an all-in-one professional development and patient engagement solution. The cloud-based platform combines clinical education, certification prep programs and compliance training within a customizable learning management system. In addition to career advancement, MedBridge streamlines clinician work-flows and prioritizes patient-centered care with their EMR interoperable patient engagement suite, uniting patient education, video exercises and a patient mobile app under a single sign-on. Their patient relationship management system ties everything together and ensures patient satisfaction throughout the episode of care and post-discharge with tools like Net Promoter® Score, marketing automation and reporting.

“Making sure data is safe and secure for our clients and their patients is a top priority,” announced Justin Kowalchuk, founder & CEO of MedBridge. “With the strongest threat management and mitigation practices, military-grade data encryption and 24/7 monitoring, MedBridge’s HITRUST certification represents our commitment to the gold standard in safety for patient data.”

“HITRUST has been working with the industry to ensure the appropriate information protection requirements are met when sensitive information is accessed or stored in a cloud environment. By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, MedBridge is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe,” said Ken Vander Wal, chief compliance officer, HITRUST.

*MedBridge products approved for HITRUST CSF® certification include the following systems and applications: Ace Web App, Adherence, Adherence Database, AWS S3, ElasticCache Redis, Hierarchy, Mbsession, MedBridge, MedBridge Connect, MedBridge Connect Database, MedBridge Database, MedCalc, Meddler, Medflix, Moxy, Patient Ingress Engine, Patient Service, Patient Service Database, Video Database.