|[September 02, 2014]
Truven Health Analytics Achieves Two EHNAC Accreditations
ANN ARBOR, Mich. --(Business Wire)--
Health Analytics™ today announced that the Truven Health Unify™
Data Management Platform has received two full accreditations from the Electronic
Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC).
The certifications include the Outsourced Services Accreditation Program
(OSAP) for Health Information Exchanges (HIE), which ensures adherence
to health data interoperability, security and data integrity
requirements, and the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program
(DTAAP), which is offered by EHNAC in partnership with DirectTrust.org
and ensures adherence to Direct messaging certificate management
(Certificate Authority), identity proofing (Registration Authority) and
email message processing (Health Information Service Provider).
The Unify Data Management Platform is part of the Truven Health Unify
solution, a cloud-based platform that is interoperable with all major
healthcare analytics systems, clinical health information systems, and
health information exchanges. The Unify Data Management Platform
utilizes Truven Health's best-in-class healthcare data integration,
interoperability, analytics and decision-support capabilities. Truven
Health Unify enables health plans, accountable care organizations,
hospitals and health systems, and regional health information exchanges
to better manage population risk, network management, clinical outcomes,
population health management and patient population messaging and
"In an industry where trust and security are paramount, EHNAC
accreditation is a clear signal to customers that they can have
confidence that their information is in safe and secure hands," said
August Calhoun, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Provider
Solutions at Truven Health Analytics. "Achievement of full accreditation
is recognition of Truven Health's dedication to excellence in technical
performance and compliance with privacy, security, and confidentiality
regulations, and we're proud to offer that stability to our customers."
Through the consultative review process, EHNAC evaluated the Unify Data
Management Platform in areas of privacy, security and confidentiality;
technical performance; business practices; and organizational resources
as it relates to directed exchange participants. In addition, EHNAC
reviewed the organization's process of managing and transferring
protected health information and determined that the organization meets
or exceeds all EHNAC criteria and industry standards. Through completion
of the rigorous accreditation process, the organization demonstrates to
its constituents, adherence to strict standards and participation in the
comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.
"Endorsed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health
Information Technology (ONC), the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation
Program ensures that organizations like Truven Health Analytics
establish and uphold a superior level of trust for their stakeholders,"
said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. "The need in the
marketplace for guidance and accountability in health information
exchange is undeniable, and we applaud Truven Health's commitment to the
highest standards in privacy, security and confidentiality."
For more information on the Truven Health Unify Data Management
solution, visit http://truvenhealth.com/campaigns/unify.
Truven Health Unify interoperability capabilities are powered by CareEvolution.
About Truven Health Analytics
Health Analytics we are dedicated to delivering the answers our
clients need to improve healthcare quality and reduce costs. We are a
healthcare analytics company with robust, widely-respected data assets
and advanced analytic expertise that have served the global healthcare
industry for more than 30 years. These combine with our unique
perspective from across the entire healthcare industry to give
hospitals, clinicians, employers, health plans, government agencies,
life sciences researchers, and policymakers the confidence they need to
make the right decisions, right now, every time. With our
healthcare-specific expertise and tools for managing complex and
disparate data, we understand how to implement and integrate tailored
analytics that drive improvement.
Truven Health Analytics owns some of the most trusted brands in
healthcare, such as Micromedex, ActionOI, 100 Top Hospitals, MarketScan,
and Advantage Suite. Truven has its principal offices in Ann Arbor,
Mich.; Chicago; and Denver. For more information, please visit http://truvenhealth.com.
CareEvolution is a leading provider of secure interoperability
solutions. Its core offering, HIEBus™, is a proven, comprehensive suite
of SOA technology solutions for healthcare interoperability.
Standards-based core network services and certified web-based
applications enable healthcare providers, regional exchange initiatives,
and health plans to implement patient-centric quality and efficiency
initiatives across the care continuum. A suite of optional applications
leverages the comprehensive longitudinal patient health information in
HIEBus™ to drive clinical integration, care coordination, real time
dashboards, medication reconciliation, disease surveillance, advanced
analytics, and multi-center observational data research. For more
information, go to http://careevolution.com/.
is a non-profit, competitively neutral, self-regulatory entity created
by and for participants in the Direct community, including HISPs, CAs
and RAs, doctors, patients, and vendors, and supports both
provider-to-provider as well as patient-to-provider Direct exchange. The
goal of DirectTrust.org
is to develop, promote and, as necessary, help enforce the rules and
best practices necessary to maintain security and trust within the
Direct community, consistent with the HITECH Act and the governance
rules for the NwHIN established by ONC.
is committed to fostering widespread public confidence in the Direct
exchange of health information. To learn more, visit www.directtrust.org.
Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is a voluntary,
self-governing standards development organization (SDO) established to
develop standard criteria and accredit organizations that electronically
exchange healthcare data. These entities include electronic health
networks, payers, financial services firms, health information
exchanges, medical billers, outsourced services, e-prescribing solution
providers and direct trusted agents.
EHNAC was founded in 1993 and is a tax-exempt 501(c)(6) nonprofit
organization. Guided by peer evaluation, the EHNAC accreditation process
promotes quality service, innovation, cooperation and open competition
in healthcare. To learn more, visit www.ehnac.org
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