HOOKSETT, N.H. (September 8, 2017)—Polaris Direct, a nationally acclaimed direct marketing services and print company, today announced that their Production System and Corporate Location have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, Polaris Direct’s systems meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.
HITRUST CSF Certified status indicates that the organization’s Production System and Corporate location have met industry-defined requirements and are appropriately managing risk, and places Polaris Direct 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 and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.
“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. “The CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”
“Polaris Direct continues to put the security of our customers’ data as a top priority. With the HITRUST CSF Certification, we not only meet, but we exceed our clients’ expectations for compliance in handling sensitive data”, says Judith Maloy, Director and CEO of Polaris Direct. “It shows we are committed to appropriately managing and mitigating risk.”