NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- EHE International, the recognized leader in preventive healthcare, today announced that is has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC 2) examination by the independent accounting firm Grant Thornton. This independent testing reinforces EHE's continued commitment to information security and customer data protection. EHE conducted an extensive and highly-detailed audit, which determined that EHE's business platform, operations, policies and procedures met or surpassed the SOC 2 requirements for security, availability, and confidentiality.
"Completing the SOC 2 audit is an important step in giving our partners and clients the independent verification that EHE takes the security and privacy of sensitive information very seriously, and that we have firm measures in place to protect the integrity of their health and other personal data," said Deborah McKeever, president and chief operating officer of EHE.
The audit is based on controls defined by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and validates that EHE has good controls and security as it relates both to our own information and information we store and process on behalf of our customers.
"Grant Thornton's attestation of the operating effectiveness of EHE's security, confidentiality and availability controls reinforces EHE's commitment to build and continuously update rigorous safeguards into our information systems and processes to secure all sensitive information. Protecting the security and privacy of customer data has been and continues to be a top priority for EHE International," added Sanjeev Vipani, chief information officer of EHE.
About EHE International
Since 1913, EHE International has been dedicated to helping organizations improve health care, reduce costs and manage risks. Its Centers of Excellence in Preventive Healthcare protocols are specifically designed for early detection of preventable disease and associated risk factors. The exam is supported by a full year of post-exam management and care coordination that includes personal health coaching, in-network physician referrals, patient engagement and resources to support population health management. EHE International is the only preventive healthcare program available nationally. Its clinically based educational and social-engagement platforms are the preferred choice among America's leading employers. EHE provides each client with free, HIPAA-compliant access to the health outcomes data it collects. Through our independent research advisory board, EHE provides analytical benchmark data that helps employers gauge the overall health status and culture of their organizations. For more information, visit www.eheintl.com.
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