Parent Company of Edwards Health Care Services Achieves HITRUST Risk-Based, 2-Year Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
GEMCORE, a family of companies, achieves HITRUST Risk-Based, 2-Year Certification demonstrating to customers our commitment to HIPAA Compliance and the security of protected health information (PHI). HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s operational platforms have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and appropriately manage risk.
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 GEMCORE has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.-Matt Edwards, CEO
This achievement places GEMCORE and its family of companies 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.
Healthcare organizations like ours are continually under pressure to deliver the highest degree of data protection,” said Matthew Edwards, CEO at GEMCORE. “The process to earn this certification was not easy; however, well worth the investment and demonstrates to customers our commitment to HIPPA Compliance and the security of protected health information (PHI). We are super proud of our team in achieving the HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification.
Based in Hudson, Ohio, GEMCORE, a family of companies, is an industry leader of diabetes management solutions, mail-order diabetes supplies and medications, specialty third-party logistics as well as health coaching and disease management. Through its four divisions — Edwards Health Care Services, GEMCO Medical, GemCare Wellness, and GEM Edwards Pharmacy — GEMCORE serves patients nationwide.
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