NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CureMD.com, Inc., New-York based EHR solutions provider, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for the following four subcategories; HNAP EHN, HNAP TPA, HNAP Payer and HNAP Medical Biller, from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). EHNAC's HNAP accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.
Through EHNAC's comprehensive third-party review, CureMD was evaluated in areas of privacy measures, systems availability and security infrastructure. In addition, EHNAC reviewed the organization's process of managing and transferring protected health information and determined that the organization meets or exceeds all EHNAC criteria and industry standards. Through completion of the rigorous accreditation process, the organization demonstrates to its constituents, adherence to strict standards and participation in the comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.
"At a time when regulatory concerns are keeping healthcare leadership awake at night, a company's decision to take the necessary steps to ensure trust within its stakeholders and customers that they're adhering to the latest standards in privacy, security and confidentiality is an important accomplishment," said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. "Attaining EHNAC HNAP accreditation requires companies demonstrate full commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers and provides a 'seal of approval' indicating CureMD exceeds industry-established standards and complies with HIPAA regulations."
"The continuous evolution and development of healthcare technology, security threats and challenges are consistently increasing. Our 'Cure shield' advanced security program allows proactive deployment of critical systems, processes, best practices and resources to enhance the security of our system; helping our customers avoid risk and building confidence in our capabilities. With this accreditation, our clients can experience enhanced HIPAA compliance and best practice adherence," said Bilal Hashmat, CEO at CureMD Healthcare.
CureMD is a leading provider of innovative health information systems and services that transform the administrative and clinical operations of healthcare organizations of all sizes. Our award-winning solutions simplify decision making, streamline operations, and ensure compliance with industry standards and best practices; ultimately saving time and effort to maximize value and returns.
The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary, self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data. These entities include accountable care organizations, data registries, electronic health networks, EPCS vendors, e-prescribing solution providers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, health information service providers, management service organizations, medical billers, outsourced service providers, payers, practice management system vendors and third-party administrators. The Commission is an authorized HITRUST CSF Assessor, making it the only organization with the ability to provide both EHNAC accreditation and HITRUST CSF certification.
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