Eyefinity Achieves Data Security and Protection Accreditation

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—Eyefinity, a VSP Global company, announced that it has achieved accreditation for the Healthcare Network Accreditation Program (HNAP) from the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). This accreditation program recognizes excellence in health data processing and ensures compliance with industry established standards and HIPAA regulations. Eyefinity has been EHNAC accredited since 2004. In 2020, Eyefinity received 98 percent on the EHNAC accreditation audit. Through EHNAC’s third-party review, Eyefinity was evaluated in areas of privacy measures, systems availability and security infrastructure. In addition, EHNAC reviewed its process of managing and transferring protected health information. The Commission determined that Eyefinity meets or exceeds all EHNAC criteria and industry standards. This accrediation is effective and approved through 2022.

Charlie Biegel, vice president and chief operating officer at Eyefinity said, “Data protection and security remain top of mind for Eyefinity when it comes to supporting doctors in the patient care journey. This accreditation is part of Eyefinity’s ongoing commitment to cyber security and ensuring customers trust in our ability to manage and protect personal health information and reliably process transactions.”

Lee Barrett, executive director and CEO of EHNAC said, “As regulatory concerns continue to be front and center on the minds of health care leadership, a company’s decision to take the necessary steps to ensure trust within its stakeholders and customers that they’re adhering to the latest standards in privacy, security and confidentiality is an important accomplishment in today’s health care ecosystem.

"An electronic health network’s attaining of Healthcare Network Accreditation requires that they demonstrate a full commitment to ensuring the security and privacy of health data processing and transactions for their customers. This accomplishment provides a ‘seal of approval’ indicating Eyefinity exceeds industry-established standards and complies with HIPAA regulations,” Barrett said.