Parachute Health, a platform for ePrescribing durable medical equipment (DME) and supplies, announced its Parachute Health DME ePrescribing Platform has earned certified status for information security by HITRUST.

The HITRUST risk-based, two-year certified status demonstrates that the Parachute Health DME ePrescribing Platform has met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk.

By including federal and state regulations, standards, and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST Assurance Program helps organizations address security and data protection challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“We are committed to prioritizing security and data protection so the industry can confidently continue to adopt this game-changing technology that helps serve patients quickly and reliably. Organizations like ours are continually under pressure to meet complex compliance and privacy requirements that include technical and process elements,” says Matt Pestritto, chief technology officer at Parachute Health. “We are pleased to demonstrate to our customers and partners the highest standards for data protection and information security by achieving HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification.”

Parachute Health’s DME ePrescribing platform is used at over 54,000 clinical facilities across the U.S., according to the company.

“The HITRUST Assurance Program is the most rigorous available, consisting of a multitude of quality assurance checks, both automated and manual,” says Bimal Sheth, executive vice president, standards development & assurance operations, HITRUST. “The fact that Parachute Health has achieved HITRUST Risk-based, 2-year Certification attests to the high quality of their information risk management and compliance program.”