The Myers Group, a leader in healthcare surveys and call center support, is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded URAC's HIPAA Security Accreditation.

The Myers Group, a leader in healthcare surveys and call center support, is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded URAC's HIPAA Security Accreditation.

URAC's HIPAA Security Accreditation program outlines a framework of best practices that describe the operational policies and procedures necessary for an effective compliance program. The accreditation covers many different types of healthcare organizations, including covered entities and business associates.

As a business partner and services provider to many of the nation's top health plans, The Myers Group is committed to the security and integrity of information and to maintaining compliance with URAC's HIPAA Security standards in the performance of its business operations.

"The Myers Group is committed to quality and security throughout our operational processes," states Janice Karkula, Chief Operating Officer for The Myers Group. "URAC's HIPAA Security Accreditation is very important to us to ensure ongoing adherence and validate our pledge to HIPAA security protocols."

The Myers Group should be commended for meeting strict quality standards," said URAC President and CEO Kylanne Green. "It is critically important for healthcare organizations to make a commitment to quality and accountability. URAC accreditation is a demonstration of that commitment."

URAC, an independent, nonprofit organization, is a well-known leader in promoting healthcare quality through its accreditation, education, and measurement programs. URAC offers a wide range of quality benchmarking programs and services that model the rapid changes in the healthcare system and provide a symbol of excellence for organizations to validate their commitment to quality and accountability. Through its broad-based governance structure and an inclusive standards development process, URAC ensures that all stakeholders are represented in establishing meaningful quality measures for the entire healthcare industry. For more information, visit www.urac.org.