Data breaches are on the minds of every C-Suite executive in Healthcare as the industry has seen a 30x growth in such incidents over the past decade. Third-Parties (i.e., vendors and business partners) with access to an organization’s electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) and/or Personally Identifiable Information (PII) represent a significant risk due to the potential for data breaches. In fact, as of 2020 over 60% of healthcare organizations have suffered a third-party breach.
Until recently, Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM) has been primarily treated as a compliance and contract approval “checkpoint.” Due to the significant growth in healthcare data breaches and the awareness of the risk posed by third-party security weaknesses, healthcare organizations have started implementing stronger TPRM programs that focus on uncovering true security weaknesses in the hopes of addressing this large-scale problem.
Intraprise Health delivers proven TPRM assessment and validation services provided by certified healthcare security experts for all sectors of the healthcare industry. Organizations seeking a security-focused solution and the ability to scale-up to meet their needs can rely on Intraprise Health. Although we customize our program to meet your requirements, our core TPRM services utilize the following approach: