At KirkpatrickPrice, we’ve worked with clients of all sizes – from startups to enterprise-level organizations. By working with so many organizations of varying sizes and industries, we’ve been able to identify seven primary pitfalls that make for a challenging audit environment, all of which represent initial difficulties that often lead to a failed or very drawn out HITRUST validated assessment attempts.
In recognizing how significant these pitfalls are, our firm has designed our engagements to address these early and often over the course of the assessment, raising red flags whenever one is discovered. The following seven deadly sins of HITRUST, while in no particular order, are all of primary significance to the audit as a whole and occur with roughly the same frequency. To begin, let’s look at one of the biggest misconceptions about HITRUST.