Premise Health Achieves HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification

Premise Health, the nation’s leading direct health care company and one of the leading digital providers in the country, announced that Premise data centers and the Brentwood, TN corporate office and wellness center have earned ‘Certified’ status for information security by HITRUST 

“With hundreds of clients across the U.S. in highly-regulated industries inclusive of defense, finance, healthcare, technology, energy, entertainment, and others Premise strives to uphold the highest compliance and privacy standards,” said Joey Johnson, chief information security officer, Premise. “Our clients trust us to deliver exceptional health care while also protecting their data and information, and we are pleased to demonstrate our commitment to them by achieving HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification.” 

HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) ‘Certified’ status demonstrates that an organization’s systems or business units have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Premise 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.  

“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 Premise Health has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.” 

Premise received full HITRUST accreditation and certification for the sixth year in a row since its implementation of the Epic electronic health record in 2017. This status demonstrates Premise’s ongoing commitment to security and best practices in the healthcare industry.