Crowe and CHAN Healthcare Named Healthcare Cybersecurity Leaders


CHICAGO (March 21, 2016) – ALM Intelligence (formerly Kennedy Consulting Research & Analysis), an independent market research organization recognized for its objective evaluations of consulting providers, has identified Crowe Horwath LLP and its subsidiary CHAN Healthcare as a Kennedy Vanguard Leader in their report “Consulting to Public and Private Healthcare 2015: Cybersecurity.” Crowe is one of the largest public accounting, consulting and technology firms in the U.S., and CHAN Healthcare provides internal audit, governance, risk and compliance consulting services to more than 700 hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country.

According to the Kennedy analysis of the competitive landscape in healthcare cybersecurity consulting, “Crowe Horwath and CHAN Healthcare attained strong ratings across most of our capability assessments, showing notable influence among senior healthcare organization executives and demonstrating trusted relationships with C-suite risk, financial and operational leaders.”

The report further identified Crowe as an “end-to-end healthcare security firm,” which means it provides comprehensive cybersecurity and information security capabilities for healthcare payers, providers and government health agency clients. Crowe does so by addressing strategic executive and board-level understanding of cybersecurity as an economic and broad business risk issue, all the way to transformation of information technology (IT) security programs, including application and network level services.

“With an increase in cyber threats, having a strong IT governance program in place is just as integral to a healthcare organization’s success as having a strong compliance program. We’re proud to be named a Kennedy Vanguard Leader, and to assist healthcare organizations in achieving their cybersecurity goals,” said Raj Chaudhary, cybersecurity services leader at Crowe and CHAN Healthcare.

Crowe and CHAN Healthcare support healthcare organizations’ cybersecurity strategy requirements with customized frameworks, proven risk assessment methodologies and pragmatic solutions designed by experienced professionals. The firm helps healthcare organizations proactively identify and remediate cybersecurity risks through detailed gap and maturity assessments, roadmaps and implementation of IT and business solutions.

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