PNT Data Corp. Achieves EHNAC Healthcare Network Accreditation
Middletown, CT – September 8, 2020 – PNT Data Corp. (PNT), a cloud-based managed service company providing EDI and Clinical Data Exchange services, announced today that it has achieved full reaccreditation with the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) for Electronic Health Networks (EHN) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). EHNAC’s HNAP accreditation is given to those companies or organizations whose electronic health networks perform claims clearinghouse or EDI gateway functions 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 (PHI) 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 its adherence to strict standards and participation in the comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.
“PNT has earned EHNAC accreditation continuously since 2007 and we are proud of our team’s efforts in once again garnering this important industry achievement,” said Karen Christolini, Director of Privacy, Compliance and Human Resources at PNT. “Accreditation reflects our continuing commitment to providing the best protections for our customers and constant monitoring of healthcare data safety. Maintaining EHNAC accreditation demonstrates our desire to keep strong standards in place.”
“As regulatory concerns continue to be front and center on the minds of healthcare leadership, 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 in today’s healthcare ecosystem,” said Lee Barrett, executive director and CEO of EHNAC. “An electronic health network’s attaining of Healthcare Network Accreditation requires that they demonstrate a full commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers. This accomplishment provides a seal of approval’ indicating PNT exceeds industry-established standards and complies with HIPAA regulations.”
About PNT Data Corp.
PNT Data is a specialist at coordinating the requirements and activities of healthcare data exchange including data source outreach and support, technical engagement and technical assessment to ease and assure data acquisition, quality control, and distribution, powering initiatives that positively impact revenue, health status, costs and service experience. PNT’s unique value proposition prioritizes data quality over quantity, engagement over technology, flexibility over rigidity and results over activity. To learn more about PNT Data, visit www.pntdata.com or call us at (860) 257-2030. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow them on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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