KLAS and Censinet Partner to Reduce Cybersecurity Risk for Healthcare and IT Vendors and Services

KLAS | December 02, 2020

KLAS, a healthcare research and experiences firm, and Censinet, the main wise danger network for healthcare, today reported a partnership to help healthcare IT sellers and administrations firms improve their general danger and security profile and give more prominent straightforwardness to a large number of healthcare suppliers. As a feature of the partnership, KLAS, which has directed profound research and investigation on in excess of 900 healthcare IT items and administrations, will present another Cybersecurity Readiness Assessment.

The partnership will likewise incorporate collective research, understanding sharing, uncommon report access, and cybersecurity best works on, outfitting healthcare chiefs with essential data to improve their cybersecurity act and at last, encourage a safer and beneficial healthcare environment.

“More than ever, providers and payers rely on vendors to deliver highly secure and resilient products and services,” says Adam Gale, President of KLAS. “Our partnership with Censinet will enable KLAS-rated vendors to communicate a level of security transparency and confidence to providers and payers with better decision making.”

While the monstrous endeavor to actualize electronic wellbeing records over the previous decade has prodded a time of advanced wellbeing development, it has additionally enormously extended the assault surface for digital crooks to target healthcare associations. What's more, presently, the COVID-19 pandemic has both expanded dependence on computerized wellbeing and given assailants significantly more impetus to target suppliers, payers and others in the healthcare business.

The new Cybersecurity Readiness Assessment created through the KLAS and Censinet partnership expects to help healthcare pioneers reveal hazards in IT merchant and administrations arrangements. Rather than the months-long and asset escalated measure commonly needed to survey security worries of new healthcare innovation, these new appraisals promptly give suppliers the certainty they need to settle on choices rapidly. Innovation that has not yet been surveyed can be checked in as meager as 10 days.

“Censinet and KLAS share a common vision that arming providers and their vendors with the right tools, insight, best practices and education is the best way to reduce risks to patient data, care and safety,” said Ed Gaudet, CEO and founder of Censinet. “We’re excited about working with KLAS and continuing to advance our mutual mission of creating a secure and efficient healthcare ecosystem.”

KLAS and Censinet are facilitating a progression of healthcare merchant online classes portraying the cycle and advantages of support throughout the next few weeks. All sellers and administration firms that KLAS right now estimates will have the occasion to provide details regarding their cybersecurity readiness. Subsequent to participating in an online class, connections to evaluations will be given to partaking merchants. Support doesn't need an enrollment to KLAS and is offered to sellers at no expense.

About KLAS

KLAS has been providing accurate, honest, and impartial insights for the healthcare IT (HIT) industry since 1996. The KLAS mission is to improve the world’s healthcare by amplifying the voice of providers and payers. The scope of our research is constantly expanding to best fit market needs as technology becomes increasingly sophisticated. KLAS finds the hard-to-get HIT data by building strong relationships with our payer and provider friends in the industry.

About Censinet

Censinet provides the first and only third-party risk management platform built by and for healthcare organizations to manage the threats to patient care that exist within an expanding ecosystem of vendors. With its unique Censinet One-click Assessment™ capabilities and Digital Vendor Catalog™, the Censinet Platform reduces the time to assess vendor risk from weeks to seconds, while automating inefficient workflows and providing continuous real-time insights into the changing risk profile of each vendor.


Each year about 400,000 to 600,000 patients fall ill with nosocomial infections in Germany. Affected patients have increased morbidity. According to the National Surveillance Center NRZ about 20 to 30 per cent of these infections could be prevented with suitable hygiene measures. Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. The family-owned company was founded in Lübeck, Germany, in 1889.


Each year about 400,000 to 600,000 patients fall ill with nosocomial infections in Germany. Affected patients have increased morbidity. According to the National Surveillance Center NRZ about 20 to 30 per cent of these infections could be prevented with suitable hygiene measures. Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology. The family-owned company was founded in Lübeck, Germany, in 1889.

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