Get the transparency your customers want and the efficiency you need with our HITRUST assessment services

If you’re putting the brakes on your HITRUST certification because of stretched resources, there’s a better way forward.

When it comes to third party risk management, your customers are looking for more than peace of mind – they want certifiable credibility and transparency. HITRUST assurances offer that credibility, but managing the process and resources to become HITRUST-certified can be a significant hurdle. Our team can assess your organization against the HITRUST CSF framework to address customer needs through two kinds of certifiable assessments.

You can become certified on the Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Validated Assessment, which is the new name for the original certification option. Alternatively, you can become certified on the Implemented, 1-year (i1) Validated Assessment, which is a lower effort 1-year certification option focused on the implemented maturity level. If you’re looking to become HITRUST certified on either option, look no further.

HITRUST certification offers the consistent protection your customers want

Going through HITRUST certification is a great way to fulfill client compliance requirements for controls and data security, but it’s about more than checking a box. Certification really shows how your organization provides holistic information protection, encompassing both security and technology elements and privacy and compliance processes.

Plus, the consistent framework offers standardized controls, which give you specific guidance for implementation and maintenance. HITRUST validated assessment and certification processes have lots of moving parts and pieces – but you don’t have to manage them alone.

Gain a mix of credibility and collaboration with our HITRUST assessment

Gaining a HITRUST certification can provide the credibility you need to both reassure your current customers and attract new business. If your resources are already stretched thin, our team can step in. Our collaborative, customizable HITRUST assessment services remove the guesswork from the process. We work with you to:

  • Help you understand the best assessment choice and scope for you based on customer requests and business objectives
  • Educate key stakeholders on the HITRUST methodology and assessment process
  • Evaluate control processes against HITRUST requirements
  • Prioritize gaps based on risk, expected effort, and dependencies
  • Streamline your HITRUST assessment and certification experience

Crowe HITRUST assessors can guide your assessment

Tailored to your needs

We provide a personalized experience, knowing each organization has its own priorities and approach to technology risk and compliance.

Complete and detailed assessment

Our detailed readiness assessments track all steps along the way, helping to eliminate any surprises.

Dedicated HITRUST team

Our team of dedicated specialists focus specifically on HITRUST. We’ve also been appointed to serve on the HITRUST Authorized External Assessor Council, where we obtain early insights and a preview of program updates.

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Achieving a HITRUST r2 certification requires a high level of commitment to cybersecurity controls, governance, and demonstrated proof that the subscribing organization has implemented an effective risk management program. In addition, a subscribing organization needs a competent HITRUST assessor to help achieve certification. Ensemble Health Partners engaged Crowe as our HITRUST assessor and Crowe proved to us that they possess a superior understanding of the certification process and successfully assisted Ensemble through all phases. The Crowe team proved to be a dependable HITRUST adviser who understood Ensemble’s non-negotiable commitment to effective cybersecurity controls and provided requisite expertise to ensure we were accurately represented, allowing us to excel with flying colors in all 19 domains! I can’t stress it enough - an important contributing factor to becoming HITRUST certified is working with a team like Crowe.

Funso Richard, CCSFP, CHQP, CISA, CISM, CDPSE, CCSA, CCSK, CRCR, CSBI 
Information Security Officer
Ensemble Health Partners

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Our team offers specialized and customized HITRUST assessments 

Our HITRUST specialists have deep familiarity with assessments, and they frequently provide HITRUST presentations, papers, and thought leadership. We’re here to help you map out the best HITRUST certification process for your business, offering extensive experience in:

  • HITRUST i1 and r2 assessments and certifications
  • Navigating applicable IT frameworks and standards
  • Providing assessments in complex healthcare and IT environment
  • Working with a wide range of companies, from startups to larger established organizations, including Fortune 500 companies
  • Understanding cloud providers that use the shared responsibility approach
  • To scope your HITRUST assessment and certification, our team is here for you and ready to help. Reach out to us today.

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