PNT Data Corp. Achieves EHNAC Healthcare Network Re-Accreditation
HNAP accreditation ensures adherence to health data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure and integrity requirements
Middletown, Connecticut – January 29, 2018 – PNT Data Corp., a cloud-based managed service company that provides data coordination services to a nationwide base of healthcare payers, plans, hospitals, physicians, clinics, labs and vendors, announced today that it has achieved full re-accreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for Electronic Health Networks (EHN) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). EHNAC’s HNAP accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations.
Through EHNAC’s comprehensive third-party review, PNT was evaluated in areas of privacy measures, systems availability and security infrastructure. 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.
“At a time when regulatory concerns are keeping healthcare leadership awake at night, a company’s decision to take the necessary steps to ensure trust within its stakeholders and customers that they’re adhering to the latest standards in privacy, security and confidentiality is an important accomplishment,” said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “Attaining EHNAC HNAP accreditation requires companies demonstrate full commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers and provides a ‘seal of approval’ indicating PNT exceeds industry-established standards and complies with HIPAA regulations.”
“PNT is proud to be recognized and re-accredited by EHNAC through 2019,” said Rick Faulise, Chief Administrative Officer at PNT. “Our top priority at PNT is the security and privacy of our customers’ data and EHNAC accreditation is an important part of our ongoing commitment.”
About PNT Data Corp.
PNT Data, a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), provides healthcare data services to a nationwide base of healthcare payers, plans, hospitals, physicians, clinics, labs and vendors. The company’s goal is to enable timely, quality data as a sustainable, performing asset to increase revenues, promote better health, reduce costs and improve service levels. PNT is a specialist at managing the fundamentals and complexities associated with healthcare data: increasing volumes, disparate sources, multiple interfaces, diverse content, inconsistent terminology and changing requirements. PNT’s unique value proposition emphases: quality over quantity, service over technology, flexibility over rigidity and results over activity. To learn more please visit www.pntdata.com. For industry updates and company news follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook , and YouTube.
The Electronic 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 accountable care organizations, data registries, electronic health networks, EPCS vendors, e-prescribing solution providers, financial services firms, health information exchanges, health information service providers, management service organizations, medical billers, outsourced service providers, payers, practice management system vendors and third-party administrators. The Commission is an authorized HITRUST CSF Assessor, making it the only organization with the ability to provide both EHNAC accreditation and HITRUST CSF certification.
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, contact email@example.com, or follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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