In this video Tony Burke, Senior Vice President of the American Hospital Association (AHA) and President of AHA Solutions talks about the growing need for information risk management solutions, and why they chose to endorse Clearwater Compliance solutions to meet that need. Learn how the AHA rigorously completed your due diligence for you!
AHA Solutions is a subsidiary of the American Hospital Association. We award the exclusive AHA endorsement to products and services that help hospitals achieve operational excellence.
We conduct an extensive due diligence process and comprehensive market review to determine the products and services that you earn the AHA endorsement. Our research led us to award Clearwater Compliance with the AHA’s exclusive endorsement for its healthcare information privacy, security, compliance and risk-management solutions.
We Selected Clearwater Based on Three Key Factors:
- First, was Clearwater’s sole business focus on health care compliance and information risk management program.
- Next, it’s health care expertise and industry leadership to it’s software, talent, solutions and methodology.
- And finally, it’s dedication to helping health care organizations and their business associates protect patient health information.
The Importance of Compliance and Information Risk Management
As we all know, health care is undergoing a period of dramatic transformation. As part of this change, hospitals and health systems must fully understand how HIPAA and meaningful use regulations affect their organization. They also must know how to identify compliance cares and determine what their information risks are. This information empowers them to make better and more informed decisions to manage risk. Whether a health care organization is responsible for data breach or business associate is the health care organization could face significant non-compliance penalties, plus a breach and damaged reputation or even worse… lose the trust of its patients.
Hospitals must take the necessary steps to ensure they are doing everything they can to protect confidential PHI while ensuring it is accurate and available to caretakers. That’s essential for patients’ safety and clinical quality. To do so, they need the tools and methodologies for creating and using effective HIPAA-HITECH compliance and information risk management programs.
Here at the AHA, we are dedicated to helping hospitals understand and manage the risks associated with PHI breaches and other sensitive patient information. Our members need effective and comprehensive information risk management programs to comply with HIPAA-HITECH and with the AHA endorsed solutions from Clearwater Compliance they’ll have just that!
I’m pleased to say that the health care information privacy, security, compliance and risk management solutions from Clearwater Compliance have earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association.
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We have assisted more than 400 customers to operationalize and mature their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management programs. And in the process, we are raising the bar for safeguarding PHI, protecting millions of Americans and driving real value for the organizations we support and the healthcare industry at large.