HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certification validates Vituity is committed to strong cybersecurity and meeting key regulations to protect sensitive data
Emeryville, Calif. (September 12, 2023) – Vituity, a leading national physician-owned multispecialty partnership, today announced its essential technology platforms have earned certified status by HITRUST for information security, exemplifying its commitment to exceptional information security for the more than 8.7 million patients it serves each year.
HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that the organization has met demanding regulatory compliance and industry-defined requirements and appropriately manages risk. This achievement places Vituity 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.
Vituity is strongly committed to the more than 8.7 million patients it serves annually, including delivering compassionate care and taking proactive measures to protect their sensitive data. Vituity’s unique 100% physician ownership model is unlike any other contract management group, leading to optimal physician alignment, strong integration with its health system partners, and improved trust with patients and communities.
“To successfully deliver quality, patient-centric care, healthcare organizations must meet complex compliance, information protection, and privacy requirements,” said Amith Nair, Chief Information Officer at Vituity. “On behalf of our clinical teams and the patients we serve, Vituity is proud to be recognized with the rigorous HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification, the highest standard for data protection and information security.”
“The HITRUST Assurance Program is rigorous and reliable because of the comprehensiveness of control requirements, depth of review, and consistency of oversight,” said Bimal Sheth, Executive Vice President, Standards Development & Assurance Operations, HITRUST. “HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certification demonstrates Vituity is taking the most proactive approach to cybersecurity, data protection, and risk management.”
For nearly 50 years, Vituity has been a catalyst for positive change in healthcare. As a physician-led and -owned multispecialty partnership with a nationwide footprint, 5,000 Vituity clinicians working across nine acute care specialties care for more than 8.7 million patients annually.
Vituity’s acute focus and compassionate care are the driving forces that place us at the heart of better care. Our clinicians and practice management leaders develop front-line solutions for healthcare challenges that improve quality and have a direct, positive impact on millions of lives nationwide.
Our services span the entire acute care continuum, integrating emergency medicine, hospital medicine, critical care, anesthesiology, acute psychiatry, neurology, acute care surgery, telehealth, post-acute care, and outpatient medicine. Partnering with hospitals, health systems, clinics, payers, employers, and state and local government, our footprint continues to rapidly expand.
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Director, Marketing and Public Relations, Vituity