Understanding the Difference Between HIPAA and HITRUST

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Within the world of healthcare compliance and information security, there’s been increasing confusion around some terms and organizations. We’ve heard a bit about some of this confusion, specifically around HITRUST and HIPAA. 

Both are connected to the preservation of health information, yet they fulfill separate functions and are founded on differing principles. This article clarifies the differences between these two. Whether a healthcare practitioner or a business associate, this guide will describe where HITRUST fits into overall compliance (if at all). 


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What Are the Evaluation Criteria for JAB Prioritization?

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The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) plays a pivotal role in safeguarding the security of cloud services within the U.S. federal government. An essential element of this program is the Joint Authorization Board (JAB), which is responsible for prioritizing and authorizing cloud offerings offered by cloud providers. 

The JAB prioritization process is a methodical approach to selecting the most impactful CSOs for a JAB Provisional Authorization to Operate (P-ATO). This process holds significance for upholding the integrity of federal cloud services and shaping the future of cloud technology within the government sector.


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