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BHR Achieves HITRUST CSF® Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security, Meet Compliance Requirements

Nancy Schnoebelen Imbs
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St. Louis, Mo, Jan. 20, 2021 – Behavioral Health Response (BHR), a leading provider of behavioral health care, today announced its Electronic Health Record platform and corporate networks have earned certified status for information security by HITRUST. To receive the certification, BHR successfully completed and passed a thorough security evaluation, meeting industry-defined mandates and maintaining the highest standards of cyber risk management and patient data loss prevention.

“Our clients are our highest priority; they entrust us with their care. We are proud to achieve this esteemed certification that demonstrates we are committed to meeting key regulations and protecting sensitive information,” said BHR President and CEO Pat Coleman.

HITRUST CSF Certified status demonstrates that BHR met key regulations and industry-defined requirements and is appropriately managing risk. This achievement places BHR in an elite group of organizations worldwide that have earned this certification. By including federal and state regulations, standards, and frameworks, and incorporating a risk-based approach, the HITRUST CSF helps organizations address these challenges through a comprehensive and flexible framework of prescriptive and scalable security controls.

“HITRUST is helping organizations ensure the highest standards of information protection requirements are met when sensitive data is accessed or stored,” stated Jeremy Huval, HITRUST chief compliance officer. “BHR can be recognized as an organization that can be counted on for keeping information safe.”

About BHR
Established in 1994, BHR is a nonprofit organization providing 24-hour telephone crisis intervention support as well as mobile outreach, telehealth, community referrals, and training to people in mental health crises and the community at large in St. Louis and the counties of St. Louis, St. Charles, Franklin, Jefferson, Lincoln, Warren, Iron, St. François, and Washington.

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