Harmony Healthcare IT, a leading data management firm, today announced its ETL Environment, HealthData Platform™, Data Center, and Workstations have earned certified status by HITRUST for information security. This is the fourth certification for Harmony Healthcare IT and includes expanded security and privacy control specifications. The company first achieved certification in 2017. HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s ETL Environment, HealthData Platform™, Data Center, and Workstations have met demanding regulatory compliance and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Harmony Healthcare IT 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. “Every organization involved in healthcare is under pressure to meet complex security, compliance, information protection and privacy requirements,” said Tom Liddell, CEO at Harmony Healthcare IT. “With this fourth certification and expanded controls, we continue to demonstrate our commitment to the highest standards 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 Harmony Healthcare IT is taking the most proactive approach to cybersecurity, data protection, and risk management.” For more information about Harmony Healthcare IT, visit: http://harmonyhit.com.