Sandata Technologies secures HITRUST CSF certification to manage risk, improve security posture, meet compliance requirements



Sandata Technologies announced that the Sandata Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) solution has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the Sandata EVV solution has met key regulatory requirements and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Sandata 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.

Sandata is a U.S. provider of home care solutions that enable government agencies, managed care organizations, and home care providers to manage and optimize the delivery of care in the home. Sandata’s Electronic Visit Verification suite of products includes Sandata EVV, a time and attendance product; EVV Scheduling and Billing modules; Sandata Mobile Connect, Santrax Agency Management and Santrax Payer Management, web-based software solutions with features including a jurisdictional solution for states and other payers, Santrax Member Management, an ADA Section 508 compliant member portal for self-directed participants.

Sandata has over 3,500 agency clients nationwide, validating more than 150 million verifications per year, and solutions are used in over 400,000 homes daily.

“At Sandata, privacy and data security are paramount, and having achieved HITRUST CSF certification underscores our ongoing commitment to data protection for our valued customers,” said Vincent Luciani, chief information officer of Sandata. “HITRUST CSF certification demonstrates that our standards, policies and procedures exceed industry best practices, and with healthcare organizations under growing pressures to meet increasingly complex requirements, we are extremely pleased and proud to have attained the gold standard. Sandata’s main priority is keeping our clients’ data secure; therefore, we chose to pursue certification by the most robust security framework provider in the U.S. healthcare industry.”

“Sandata’s Electronic Visit Verification platform has exceeded the rigorous requirements to achieve HITRUST CSF status which include national and internationally accepted standards; ISO, NIST, PCI and HIPAA to ensure a comprehensive set of baseline security measures,” said Tom Underwood, chief executive officer of Sandata. “This certification gives Sandata’s clients and prospects the reassurance they’re looking for regarding security, confidentiality, processing integrity, and privacy.”

“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,” said Ken Vander Wal, Chief Compliance Officer, HITRUST. “By taking the steps necessary to obtain HITRUST CSF Certified status, Sandata is distinguished as an organization that people can count on to keep their information safe.”

 

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