The Health Information Trust Alliance announced that it will release updates to its Common Security Framework on Dec. 16.
The Frisco, Texas-based company also will host a webcast that day from 2-3 p.m. ET to explain the changes, according to a news release. HITRUST, a private company governed by chief information security officers and other IT executives from such healthcare companies as UnitedHealth Group, McKesson Corp. and Humana, developed its CSF to normalize federal, state and third-party health IT regulations, according to the company's website.
Updates to the framework include the integration of the CMS' Information Security Acceptable Risk Safeguards, according to the release.