Market Strategies International, a leading market research consultancy, announced today that it has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that Market Strategies’ Information Systems, including their Unicom Intelligence, MSI Client, and Client portal applications, have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Market Strategies 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 CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“Being a trusted business partner to our customers is a strategic imperative at Market Strategies—one that guides how we work every day,” said Melissa Sauter, president of Market Strategies. “The HITRUST CSF is the gold standard for meeting complex compliance requirements. Earning this certification further demonstrates our commitment to protecting sensitive and regulated data as well as our commitment to our customers.”
“The HITRUST CSF has become the information protection framework for the health care industry, and the CSF Assurance program is bringing a new level of effectiveness and efficiency to third-party assurance,” said Ken Vander Wal, chief compliance officer, HITRUST. “It is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”