Particle Health Maintains Effective Security Controls According to Recent SOC 2 SM Report

The health tech startup has ensured industry-leading data security standards with its API platform that provides access to more than 270 million patient electronic health records

Particle Health

Today, Particle Health announced that the company has undergone a System and Organization Controls (SOC) 2 SM examination resulting in a CPA's report stating that management of Particle Health maintained effective controls over the security, availability, processing integrity, confidentiality, and privacy of its API platform. The engagement was performed by BARR Advisory, P.A, with Vanta serving as an advisor.

A SOC 2 SM report is designed to meet the needs of existing or potential customers who need assurance about the effectiveness of controls used by the service organization to process customers' information. This ensures that Particle Health's API platform, which provides digital healthcare providers with access to more than 270 million patient electronic health records (EHRs), operates with industry-leading data security standards.  

"We're proud to announce that our SOC 2 SM report has verified that we have the appropriate controls in place to mitigate risks related to security, along with HIPAA Security Rule requirements," said Dan Horbatt, co-founder and CTO of Particle Health. "Companies that partner with us to access electronic health records (EHRs) using our universal API can rest assured that we've passed stringent data security standards to mitigate all operating risks." 

Current and prospective customers interested in a copy of the SOC 2 SM report may contact Machi Davis, Senior Director of Operations at Particle Health. 

ABOUT Particle Health

Particle is shaping the new standard for healthcare data exchange with a user-friendly API platform that unifies records from over 270 million patients across the United States. We create intuitive experiences for developers, build scalable infrastructure product teams love, and collaborate with innovative leaders launching data-driven healthcare solutions. For more information, visit https://www.particlehealth.com/.

ABOUT BARR Advisory 

BARR Advisory is a cloud-based security and compliance solutions provider specializing in cybersecurity consulting and compliance for Software as a Service (SaaS) companies. A trusted advisor to some of the fastest-growing cloud-based organizations around the globe, BARR simplifies compliance across multiple regulatory and customer requirements in highly regulated industries including technology, financial services, healthcare, and government. 

ABOUT Vanta

Vanta restores trust in SaaS businesses by giving startups an easy-to-use set of tools to improve and prove their security. Over 1,000 fast-growing companies rely on Vanta to automate their security monitoring and prepare for SOC 2, ISO 27001 or HIPAA compliance certifications in weeks instead of months. Vanta was founded in 2017 and headquartered in San Francisco.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Marlena Sarunac
marlena.sarunac@particlehealth.com

Source: Particle Health

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Categories: Healthcare Technology

Tags: digital health, electronic health records, Health tech