Pulse’s OSAP accreditation ensures adherence to health data processing standards and compliance with security infrastructure and integrity requirements
Kansas City, MO – October 26, 2018 – Pulse Systems, Inc., a leading Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) company, announced today it has achieved full accreditation with the Outsourced Services Accreditation Program (OSAP) for OSAP-Data Center from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). EHNAC’s OSAP accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations. Through this OSAP accreditation, other EHNAC candidates who use Pulse will not have to pay for additional site visits to the organization.Through EHNAC’s comprehensive third-party review, Pulse was evaluated in areas of privacy and security, technical performance, business practices and organizational resources as it relates to outsourcing policies and procedures. In addition, EHNAC reviewed Pulse’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, Pulse demonstrates to its constituents, adherence to strict standards and participation in the comprehensive, objective evaluation of its business.“As the outsourcing of various services continues to meet a need for healthcare organizations in an ecosystem with continuously changing mandates and regulations, it’s a vendor’s ability to securely handle protected health information (PHI) with integrity and effectiveness that continues to be a critical requirement for all associated business partners,” said Lee Barrett, executive director of EHNAC. “To be classified amongst the EHNAC OSAP-accredited organizations, Pulse has dedicated time and effort to meet a high standard in the areas of privacy, security and confidentiality of PHI as it relates to consent, authorization, authentication, access and audit procedures. Pulse has established themselves among an elite group of trustworthy partners, and for that we congratulate them.”“The EHNAC OSAP-Data Center accreditation demonstrates that Pulse is a HIPAA compliant hosting provider who follows the highest data security standards,” said Chris Walls, President and CEO of Pulse. “Our clients can be confident that Pulse solutions follow industry-established standards and HIPAA regulations in the exchange and processing of their healthcare data.”
Pulse is a Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) company that believes in helping physicians get paid, simplifying work, and providing better service to patients. Pulse is recognized as a leading provider of SaaS and mobile solutions including integrated Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management (PM), population health, electronic prescription, medical billing clearinghouse, patient engagement, and payment technologies to physicians, medical service providers and patients. Thousands of providers across over 40 specialties use Pulse to ensure they achieve the best possible financial and clinical outcomes.Pulse is part of the Cegedim Healthcare Software division, owned and operated by Cegedim, a global healthcare technology company. To learn more or to request a demonstration of Pulse’s solutions, please visit us at www.pulseinc.com or call 800.444.0882.
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 us on Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.
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