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Upfront Achieves HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification validates Upfront is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information

CHICAGO (September 28, 2022)Patient engagement and access platform Upfront today announced that its systems, specifically Patient Microsites, the Upfront Portal, and supporting infrastructure have earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST. This achievement is a milestone in Upfront’s strategy to ensure system security and seamless integration and interoperability for its healthcare provider clients.

HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that Upfront’s Patient Microsites, the Upfront Portal, and supporting infrastructure have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Upfront 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.

“It is truly an honor to achieve Certified status by HITRUST,” stated Carrie Kozlowski, COO and Chief Privacy Officer of Upfront. “Our customers can expect the highest dedication to information security from Upfront and leveraging Upfront’s omnichannel patient engagement and access capabilities helps minimize the risk of data insecurity.”

HITRUST Assessment Certifications offer reliable assurances that Upfront is staying up-to-date with the latest security and privacy standards to ensure that sensitive data is effectively and efficiently safeguarded.

“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 Upfront has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”

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