Pegasystems has announced that its Pega Cloud® offerings have successfully completed an independent verification of controls by an Independent independent verification of controls by a renowned Independent Audit firm, confirming that Pega has the information security, compliance and confidentiality procedures and controls to address HIPAA regulatory concerns. The resulting HIPAA Compliance Matrix can be used by healthcare compliance officers to quickly evaluate their own compliance in using Pega Cloud solutions.
“There’s been an uptick in interest and greater acceptance for cloud solutions in the healthcare space,” said Susan Taylor, Vice President and Healthcare Business Leader for Pegasystems. “The current mercurial environment demands accelerated time to value, and Pega Cloud delivers. One of our newer clients recently used the Pega Healthcare Industry Foundation on Pega Cloud to deploy a waste and abuse solution in less than four months. The solution addresses HIPAA mandates by securely protecting PHI and also helps the client meet CMS Part D medication overutilization compliance. Speed to market plus compliance – it’s the pulse of healthcare today.”
December 31, 2013 is the deadline for health plans to meet HIPAA Administrative Simplification [Read more…]