Crowe selected as continuing member of the HITRUST® External Assessor Council

CHICAGO (March 11, 2020) – Crowe LLP, a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world, announced that it is extending its term on the HITRUST External Assessor Council (the Council) as a continuing member. The Council is comprised of 10 authorized HITRUST External Assessors and one HITRUST executive, and represents a wide variety of organizations supporting the healthcare and public health sector. The varying opinions and diverse expertise provide valuable insights to the success of the industry and respective companies, with the goal of creating more value for customers.

Crowe was first appointed to the Council in 2018 and will serve a second two-year term. “Crowe is dedicated to helping organizations mature their information protection programs and better demonstrate their efforts to their executive leadership and board, customers and other stakeholders through obtaining HITRUST certification,” said Erika Del Giudice, principal in the IT assurance services group at Crowe. “We believe the Council is an invaluable way to share our insights from working with our HITRUST clients and to learn from others.”

“We look forward to collaborating with the continuing and newest members of the Council,” said Matthew Datel, director of education and strategic initiatives at HITRUST. “Being a part of this group is a testament to these individuals and their organization’s dedication to quality HITRUST services. We are excited to have their input as we look to continuously improve our programs here at HITRUST.”
The Council was created to ensure that authorized HITRUST External Assessors working with any industry are able to provide input and influence the HITRUST CSF Assurance program to ensure its integrity, effectiveness and practicality. Authorized HITRUST External Assessors such as Crowe serve as a key component of the Council and will interact regularly with HITRUST to share challenges and opportunities relating to HITRUST service offerings.

To learn more about IT assurance at Crowe, please visit their IT assurance page.

About Crowe
Crowe LLP is a public accounting, consulting and technology firm with offices around the world. Crowe uses its deep industry expertise to provide audit services to public and private entities. The firm and its subsidiaries also help clients make smart decisions that lead to lasting value with its tax, advisory and consulting services. Crowe is recognized by many organizations as one of the best places to work in the U.S. As an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the largest global accounting networks in the world, Crowe serves clients worldwide. The network consists of more than 200 independent accounting and advisory services firms in more than 130 countries around the world.

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