Accreditation recognizes SNC Telehealth Solutions for excellence in health data processing and transactions; ensures compliance with HIPAA privacy and security provisions.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Sept. 19, 2023 — SNC Telehealth Solutions, a leading provider of advanced virtual care solutions and subsidiary of Safety Net Connect (SNC), has achieved Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) Privacy and Security (EHNAC Privacy and Security) accreditation from DirectTrust™.
“SNC Telehealth Solutions has established a trust and confidence to existing and prospective stakeholders that customer data will be managed with integrity and effectiveness by achieving this critical accreditation,” said Lee Barrett, Commission Executive Director, DirectTrust.
Through a comprehensive third-party review, DirectTrust evaluated SNC Telehealth Solutions in areas of privacy and security, technical performance, business practices, customer service, personnel requirements, and third-party Cloud Service Providers. In addition, DirectTrust reviewed the organization’s process of managing and transferring protected health information (PHI) and determined that the organization meets or exceeds all DirectTrust criteria and industry standards.
“Our customers and partners demand the highest possible compliance with security standards,” shared Keith Matsutsuyu, CEO of Safety Net Connect and SNC Telehealth Solutions. “EHNAC Privacy and Security Accreditation from DirectTrust provides the assurance that our suite of virtual care solutions exceed industry standards in HIPAA privacy and secure handling of personal health information.”
DirectTrust™ is a non-profit, vendor-neutral alliance dedicated to instilling trust in the exchange of health data. The organization serves as a forum for a consensus-driven community focused on health communication, an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards development organization, an accreditation and certification body through EHNAC (the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission), and developer of trust frameworks and supportive services for secure information exchange like Direct Secure Messaging and trusted, compliant document submission.
The goal of DirectTrust is to develop, promote, and, as necessary, help enforce the rules and best practices necessary to maintain privacy, security, and trust for stakeholders across and beyond healthcare. In addition, DirectTrust is committed to fostering widespread public confidence in the interoperable exchange of health information while promoting quality service, innovation, cooperation, and open competition in healthcare. To learn more, visit: DirectTrust.org.
About SNC Telehealth Solutions
With a mission to improve health equity, SNC Telehealth Solutions brings together the expertise, knowledge, and practical experience of two results-proven organizations: Safety Net Connect and Zane Networks. Together we provide innovative solutions for solving real-world problems. As Virtual Care becomes more mainstream, SNC Telehealth Solutions strives to minimize the barriers to accessing technology, clinical expertise, and create impactful solutions. Our marquee offering, SeeMD™, provides a unique combination of clinical resource expertise whenever the patient needs it. The solution expands the reach of a clinician and patient’s care team to continually engage the patient at a time that is convenient for all. For more information, visit www.snctelehealthsolutions.com.