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HITRUST Selected for TEFCA Security Certification

The TEFCA Recognized Coordinating Entity (RCE) – The Sequoia Project – has selected HITRUST and the HITRUST r2 Certification as the first certifying body and certification for organizations to prove they comply with the TEFCA security requirements for their Qualified Health Information Network (QHIN) designation.

TEFCA, born from the 21st Century Cures Act, was approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for national-level healthcare interoperability. TEFCA brings together public and private stakeholders to develop and support an exchange framework for trust policies and practices, as well as a common agreement for data exchange between Health Information Networks.

To learn more about how to prove TEFCA compliance using HITRUST, contact us today.

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