Denver, Colo., January 20, 2022 – DispatchHealth, the nation’s first comprehensive in-home, high acuity medical care provider, today announced the organization has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST for key implemented systems and platforms.
HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that DispatchHealth has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places DispatchHealth 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 Assurance Program helps organizations address security and data protection challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“This certification represents DispatchHealth’s continued commitment to Information Security and Data Protection and Privacy, which is vital to us, our patients, and our partners,” said Jaclyn Miller, Head of Information Security and Information Technology at DispatchHealth. “By achieving HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification we are pleased to demonstrate DispatchHealth’s commitment to the highest standards for health care data.”
“The HITRUST Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual,” said Bimal Sheth, Executive Vice President, Standards Development & Assurance Operations, HITRUST. “The fact that DispatchHealth has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”
DispatchHealth brings the power of the hospital to the comfort of the home. DispatchHealth is building the leading in-home system of care and offers on-demand acute care and an advanced level of medical care for people of all ages in the comfort of their own homes. DispatchHealth’s emergency medicine and internal medicine trained medical teams are equipped with all the tools necessary to treat common to complex injuries and illnesses. DispatchHealth works closely with payers, providers, health systems, EMS, employer groups, and others to deliver care in the home to reduce unnecessary emergency room visits, hospital stays, and readmissions. Acute Care medical teams are available seven days a week, evenings, and holidays and can be requested online or via a quick phone call. DispatchHealth is partnered with most major insurance companies. For more information, visit DispatchHealth.com.