Digital Health Company Recognized for Efforts to Protect the PHI of its 30 Million Users
Digital health company Rally Health, Inc., part of health services leader Optum, announced today that its Rally® consumer digital health platform and entire portfolio of solutions have achieved HITRUST CSF® Certification, a distinction awarded by HITRUST,® a leading data protection standards development and certification organization, to recognize health solutions that have passed a rigorous security evaluation and have met key regulations and industry requirements related to safeguarding protected health information (PHI).
The HITRUST CSF Certification underscores Rally Health’s commitment to protecting consumers’ information. The company’s digital health platform and solutions met hundreds of requirements, including technical and process elements set forth by HIPAA, ISO, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT). This achievement places Rally Health among a group of elite organizations worldwide that meet the highest standards for ensuring a strong security infrastructure to manage security and privacy protection risks.
“With nearly 30 million users relying on our Rally platform and solutions to help them find and price care, manage their benefits, and adopt healthy behaviors, we know that protecting personal health information is of utmost importance. This HITRUST certification – in addition to our SOC 2 Type II certification – demonstrates our deep commitment to securing our users’ data,” said Dan Walsh, chief information security officer, Rally Health.
“Rally Health managed a meticulous HITRUST audit, which requires that organizations bring the highest level of effectiveness and efficiency to information security,” said Jeremy Huval, chief compliance officer, HITRUST. “We’re pleased to add Rally Health to the list of leading health care organizations that are reducing complexity and risk in managing compliance while protecting sensitive information and data.”
Rally Health, Inc. is a consumer-centric digital health company that makes it easy for individuals to take charge of their health and collaborates with health plans, health care providers, and employers to engage consumers. The company’s flagship offering is Rally®, a leading digital health platform that delivers web and mobile solutions to help people manage their employee benefits, health and well-being, and health care needs. Nearly 55 million consumers have access to the Rally platform through more than 200,000 employers, and health plans, including UnitedHealthcare and BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. With eight offices across the U.S., Rally Health has been working since 2010 to transform the consumer health experience. Rally Health is part of the Optum business of UnitedHealth Group. For more information, please visit www.RallyHealth.com.