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ClearDATA Expands HITRUST Certification for Amazon, Microsoft and Google Cloud Platforms

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Certification advances healthcare privacy and security controls to
include 36 different regulations including GDPR, FedRAMP and New York
Security Standards.

ClearDATA™,
a leading security and compliance expert in the healthcare cloud, today
achieved HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF) Version 9.1
certification for its multi-cloud products and services including Amazon
Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to
ensure information security is a core pillar of, rather than an obstacle
to, the broad adoption of health information systems and exchanges. With
the expanded scope of CSF 9.1, ClearDATA and its customers rely on
HITRUST to ensure compliance with 36 privacy and security regulations
and standards including HIPAA, FedRAMP, National Institute of Standards
and Technology (NIST), International Organization for Standardization
(ISO), Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and the
European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which took effect on
May 25, 2018.

The new HITRUST CSF v9.1 certificate incorporates broad collection of
regulatory requirements to be inclusive of new state regulations
increasing controls by nearly 60 percent over version 8.0. Additionally,
ClearDATA expanded the scope of its certification to include Microsoft
Azure and GCP in addition to AWS.

"We took Google on its HITRUST journey and became the first company
globally to offer HITRUST certified Google Cloud products," said Matt
Ferrari, ClearDATA's Chief Technology Officer. "The scope and reach of
the HITRUST certification is a huge milestone for ClearDATA and our
multi-cloud offering."

The HITRUST Alliance, in collaboration with healthcare, business,
technology and information security leaders, established the HITRUST CSF
to be used by any and all organizations that create, access, store, or
exchange protected health information (PHI). Considered as the "gold
standard" in risk-based data protection controls by healthcare
providers, payers and life science companies, ClearDATA has relied on
the HITRUST CSF for specific security and privacy policies, procedures
and controls since 2014.

Josh Siegal, Chief Technology Officer at CareCloud and ClearDATA
multi-cloud customer operating on AWS and GCP, said, "As a company that
is using open international standards like FHIR/HL7 and ICD (WHO) to
build the next generation cloud platform for medical groups, it's
important for us - and our clients - to know that ClearDATA has
integrated GDPR ‘state of the art' principles and controls into our
solutions."

"Our vision has remained the same since day one. ClearDATA makes
healthcare better every day by enabling our customers to innovate in the
cloud, while we take on the formidable duty of securing patient
information. Our latest HITRUST certification is greater in scope than
ever before because data privacy and security has now taken the global
center stage," said ClearDATA's Founder and Chief Privacy and Security
Officer, Chris Bowen, CISSP, CCSP, CIPP/US, CIPT.

In addition to the HITRUST CSF v9.1 certification, ClearDATA offers
customers pursuing HITRUST certification an opportunity to inherit
certain controls through the HITRUST Inheritance program. To learn more
about ClearDATA's deep healthcare expertise in compliance standards,
regulations and certifications, visit https://www.cleardata.com/solutions/compliance.

About ClearDATA

Healthcare professionals across the globe trust the ClearDATA HITRUST-
certified cloud to safeguard their sensitive data and power their
critical applications available across major public cloud platforms. For
healthcare organizations, customers receive the most comprehensive
Business Associate Agreements (BAA) in the industry, combined with
market-leading healthcare-exclusive security and compliance solutions.
ClearDATA's innovative solutions protect customers from data privacy
risks, improve their data management, and scale their healthcare IT
infrastructure, enabling the industry to focus on making healthcare
better by improving healthcare delivery.

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