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Advent Advisory Group Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

HITRUST CSF Certification validates Advent Advisory Group is committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information.

Northport, NY, July 23, 2019 – Advent Advisory Group, a leading provider of health care quality and compliance audit services, today announced its systems and infrastructure, including its workstations (laptops) and primary and secondary cloud hosted environments, have earned Certified status[1] for information security byHITRUST.

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that the organization’s systems and infrastructure have met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places Advent Advisory Group 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.

“Safeguarding PHI is at the core of Advent’s business and requires that we consistently meet complex compliance requirements,” said Advent CEO Jean Vertefeuille. “We are proud that our systems and infrastructure have achieved certified status demonstrating our ongoing commitment to information security,” she added. Jimmy Soni, Advent’s Director of Information Technology added, “HITRUST’s innovative and methodical CSF certification process has provided us with a trusted security framework to ensure our systems and infrastructure are optimal for protecting our client’s data and information.”

“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 HITRUST CSF Certification is now the benchmark that organizations required to safeguard PHI are measured against with regards to information protection.”

About Advent Advisory Group LLC
Founded in 2007, Advent is an NCQA-licensed audit organization recognized as an industry leader in providing audit, consulting and technical assistance to health services organizations nationwide. Advent maintains a client first, boutique-style approach providing individualized support, tailored to the needs of each client we serve. Advent’s mission—to provide innovative solutions that improve health care performance, transparency, and accountability—demonstrates Advent’s commitment to providing superior services resulting in the improvement of health care.

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[1] All workstations (laptops) and the following systems and devices located in our primary and secondary cloud-hosted environments: All servers, Barracuda firewall, SonicWALL web application firewall, WatchGuard firewall, and Datto backup appliance.