Seattle, WA August 27th, 2021 – Xpio Health, a leading provider of healthcare technology services, today announced that it is now designated as a HITRUST Authorized External Assessor by HITRUST. With this achievement, Xpio Health is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF®, a comprehensive and certifiable framework that addresses the multitude of security, privacy, and regulatory challenges facing organizations in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT), government (NIST, FTC) and other industry-specific regulations and standards.
Authorized External Assessors are critical to helping uphold information security and privacy standards for various industries of varying size and complexity and are a core component of the HITRUST CSF Assurance Program by providing trained resources to assess compliance with security control requirements and document corrective action plans that align with the HITRUST CSF. HITRUST Authorized External Assessors such as Xpio Health serve as a key component of the program by providing assessment and remediation services to all industries that deal with sensitive data.
“Xpio Health has been assisting organizations with technology, compliance and security services for over a decade and are pleased to now be designated as a HITRUST External Assessor. Our customers expect us to contiuously invest in security and best standards of practice and this latest designation demonstrates our commitment to the expansion of services and our ongoing investment in our cybersecurity and compliance lines of business” according to Thaddeus Dickson, CEO.
“External Assessors meet rigorous criteria to become qualified, which enables them to be a trusted and independent resource for clients needing to improve their security posture,” said Matthew Datel, Director, Education & Strategic Initiatives at HITRUST. “Quality External Assessors like Xpio Health are an integral component to providing qualified third-party reviews for clients seeking HITRUST CSF Certification.”