Ranking in Black Book’s Survey of Nearly 3,000 Security and IT Professionals Affirms Breadth and Strength of Company’s Expertise and Capabilities 

NASHVILLE, TN (January 10, 2022) – Clearwater is proud to announce that it has been rated both the top Security Advisors and Consultants and the top Compliance and Risk Management Solution in Black Book Market Research LLC’s annual healthcare industry survey, which this past year received responses from 2,980 security and IT professionals representing 877 provider organizations. Clearwater is the only top-rated vendor in two categories within the ranking of the industry’s best-performing cybersecurity software and services vendors.

Black Book™ conducts polls and surveys with healthcare executives and front-line users about their current technology and services partners and awards top-performing vendors based on performance based on qualitative indicators of client experience and solution/service satisfaction and three indicators of customer loyalty. Black Book surveyed users of 18 categories of cybersecurity vendors, consultants and advisors which produced the 2021 ratings of number one performing suppliers.

Full rankings of hundreds of vendors can be viewed at https://blackbookmarketresearch.com/health-data-security-and-privacy.

The number one Compliance and Risk Management Solution rating for 2021 marks the fifth consecutive year that Clearwater has been recognized by Black Book as the leading vendor in that category. The additional recognition as the top Security Advisors and Consultants affirms the breadth and strength of the company’s expertise and capabilities.

“Over the past several years, we have expanded our solution set to not only provide customers with best-in-class services and tools for compliance and risk management but also help them build and execute strategic programs that address all of their cybersecurity needs,” said Clearwater CEO Steve Cagle. “It’s incredibly gratifying to be recognized as the healthcare industry leader in both of those categories. We will continue to focus on innovating and delivering value-added solutions that enable our customers’ success.”

Clearwater’s solutions include IRM|Pro®, a suite of SaaS-based software products designed specifically to help healthcare organizations perform OCR-Quality® Risk Analysis, conduct Security Assessments as required by the HIPAA Security Rule, manage compliance with HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Rules, and manage and track all other security issues, findings, and remediation actions in a single platform. The company’s experienced team of healthcare security and privacy consultants advise and support customers on a wide range of cybersecurity and compliance needs, building and executing strategic and tactical roadmaps that strengthen their security posture and achieve compliance. In addition to program leadership and virtual Chief Information Security Officer (vCISO) services, the Consulting team provides solutions including Risk Analysis, Business Impact Analysis, M&A Due Diligence, Technical Testing Services, and Cloud Security Assessments and Implementation Support. Increasingly, customers also are engaging Clearwater to provide comprehensive cybersecurity and HIPAA compliance program management as a managed service through the company’s ClearAdvantage® and Cyber Risk Management as a Service™ offerings.

Clearwater serves a diverse and growing base of customers across the healthcare industry, including some of the nation’s largest health systems as well as a large universe of regional hospitals, physician practice management groups, digital health and other healthcare technology companies, medical device manufacturers, and business service providers that share in the need to keep patients safe and protected health information secure while maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.

 

About Clearwater

Clearwater is the leading provider of cybersecurity, risk management, and HIPAA compliance software, consulting, and managed services for the healthcare industry. Our solutions enable organizations to avoid preventable breaches, protect patients and their data, meet regulatory requirements, and optimize cybersecurity investments. More than 400 healthcare organizations, including 70 of the nation’s largest health systems and a large universe of physician groups and digital health companies, trust Clearwater to meet their cybersecurity and compliance needs. For more information about Clearwater, please visit www.clearwatercompliance.com.

 

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