JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Availity, the nation’s largest real-time health information network, was awarded the Compliance Leader Verification by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.
Ethisphere developed Compliance Leader Verification status with the input of many compliance, risk, sustainability, and legal experts who have assisted in defining best practices related to governance, culture, ethics and compliance programs, and corporate social responsibility. The Compliance Leader Verification process involves a rigorous review of an ethics and compliance program and corporate culture.
Availity’s performance was evaluated on six key areas: program resources and structure; perceptions of ethical culture; written standards; training and communication; risk assessment, monitoring and auditing; and enforcement, discipline, and incentives.
Availity’s compliance and privacy program is multi-layered, matrixed, and dynamic. The program presents a supportive structure to the collaboration of management and workforce members across all areas of the company including, Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Operations, Information Technology, and Human Resources.
Additionally, Availity’s compliance and privacy program is designed to educate all company board members, workforce members, temporary workforce members, contractors, and representatives of the company on ethical behavior in the workplace.
“Availity is honored to be recognized with Compliance Leader Verification status. Each of our Associates contributes and is committed to maintaining the highest ethical standards of business conduct,” said Russ Thomas, CEO of Availity. “Promoting an organizational culture that prioritizes ethical conduct reinforces our mission and values and provides us with a competitive advantage in the marketplace.”
More information about Compliance Leader Verification is available here.
Availity is the trusted partner for organizations seeking to realize the greatest value from clinical, administrative, and financial data. Positioned at the nexus of provider, health plan, and consumer health information, Availity develops scalable, innovative solutions for healthcare data acquisition, standardization, transparency, automation, and exchange among health plans, providers, and technology partners. As one of the nation’s largest health information networks, Availity facilitates billions of clinical, administrative, and financial transactions annually. Our suite of dynamic products, built on a powerful, intelligent platform, enables real-time collaboration for success in a competitive, value-based care environment.
Ethisphere® is the global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust, and business success. Ethisphere has deep expertise in measuring and defining core ethics standards using data-driven insights that help companies enhance corporate character and measure and improve culture. Ethisphere honors superior achievement through its World’s Most Ethical Companies recognition program and provides a community of industry experts with the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA). For further information, please visit https://ethisphere.com.
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