FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MAY 18, 2022
StationMD Achieves HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification to Further Mitigate Risk in Third-Party Privacy, Security, and Compliance
HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification validates StationMD is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information
Maplewood, N.J., May 18, 2022 – StationMD, a leading provider of telemedicine for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) today announced that its proprietary telemedicine management system, StationConnect, has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.
HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year (r2) Certified status demonstrates that the StationConnect system has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places StationMD 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.
“At StationMD, we take privacy, security, and compliance very seriously, and we are proud that our proprietary system for managing telemedicine consultations, StationConnect, has received the HITRUST r2 Certification,” said Dr. Matthew Kaufman, CEO of StationMD. “Having this certification ensures we are providing our patients the highest standard of virtual data privacy and security.”
“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 StationMD has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”
StationMD is a healthcare solution that delivers sophisticated medical care through telemedicine, offering immediate access at any time to high-quality, board-certified doctors who are specially trained in the care of individuals with I/DD. Through HIPAA-compliant two-way video technology, and with the use of Bluetooth medical tools, StationMD physicians can assess individuals in their home setting. They can provide treatment plan recommendations and quality medical care to keep patients safe, healthy and in place whenever possible. Learn more at www.StationMD.com and follow along via Twitter (@StationMD) and on Facebook and LinkedIn (StationMD).