Forward Health Group announced it has successfully completed the SOC 2 Type II audit under the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) guidelines. Demonstrating the company’s full commitment to the safety, security and confidentiality of its clients’ health data, Forward Health Group is leading the way in health care data security.
Forward Health Group is one of the few health information technology companies to have successfully completed a SOC 2 Type II audit, showing it compliant in the areas of security, dealing with confidential information, and the processing integrity of customer data. This type of audit is internationally recognized as a way to show that an organization meets stringent standards for information technology and business systems.
The SOC 2 is a set of standardized control objectives on five key system attributes defined by the American Institute of CPA’s (AICPA) Trust Services Principles and Conditions. The SOC 2 Type II certification is recognized worldwide as one of the most strict audit standards for service providers. The audit is comprehensive and ensures that the service provider, Forward Health Group (FHG), has all requisite controls in place and follows the processes meticulously every time. FHG has demonstrated that the company’s services meet and exceed the industry’s accepted standard of governing controls and protection of all processed data on behalf of our clients
Jeff Thomas, Forward Health Group Chief Technology Officer said, “Our clients are the real winners here. Bottom line is that their very sensitive health data has reached new levels of security and confidentiality with FHG.” He added, “A SOC 2 Type II compliance audit is a very rigorous process, and we’re very proud to have come through it successfully, with no exceptions. This shows Forward Health Group’s ability to provide our population health management data services while adhering to strict industry best practices in a secure manner.”
Forward Health Group, Inc. (FHG) is a leading-edge provider of data solutions critical to maximizing returns in today’s changing health care environment. FHG’s PopulationManager® platform provides best-in-class data collection, validation, and visualization. The data delivered by FHG enables health care stakeholders to track quality and financial measures, assess and manage risk and take action to positively impact clinical outcomes and lower costs. FHG’s technology is an enabler of value-based-care. Visit www.forwardhealthgroup.com
October 12, 2015