Though considered somewhat abbreviated in comparison to HITRUST’s other certification options, the HITRUST e1 Certification still represents a potentially beneficial path, particularly for those organizations that have already established their compliance programs.
Service providers—e.g., SaaS, IaaS, PaaS—are currently seeing significant growth in the healthcare vertical, where they’re classified as “business associates” to the healthcare providers, insurers, and clearinghouses that are collectively referred to as “covered entities.” (Note that subcontractors to business associates are also classified as business associates.)
In American history, the Westward Expansion is an important theme of our 19th century. What began with 13 colonies that fought for American independence eventually—after many years—grew to include more places that held more people and different opportunities.
In the hit film Interstellar, scientists discover a wormhole around the planet Saturn that leads to another galaxy far, far away and sends a team of astronauts through it to see if they can find a new home for humanity. It’s a journey that was made light years shorter—and more efficient.
In the famed series Lord of the Rings, the unlikely hero Frodo Baggins offers to carry the terrible burden of the One Ring to Mordor in order to destroy it and save all of Middle Earth from evil. Immediately after he makes this decision, he says, “Though I do not know the way.”