DRI International Awards “Resilient Enterprise” Designation to HMS
New York – February 14, 2018 – Disaster Recovery Institute International (“DRI”) the world's leading business continuity and disaster recovery training organization, is pleased to announce that HMS, a leading provider of cost containment solutions to the U.S. healthcare market, has received the DRI accreditation of “Resilient Enterprise” in recognition of the organization’s extraordinary commitment to preparedness and resiliency.
“As the recipient of the prestigious DRI International Resilient Enterprise certification, HMS has demonstrated a commitment to creating and maintaining a holistic program that provides proactive threat mitigation with the ability to reduce the impacts to its customers even in the event of a disruptive incident,” said Chloe Demrovsky, President and CEO of DRI International.
The HMS team, led by Scott Pettigrew, Vice President and Chief Security Officer, was presented with the “Resilient Enterprise” award yesterday evening during the Awards Gala at DRI’s premier annual conference for business continuity professionals, DRI2018, held at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN.
“HMS is honored to be recognized by DRI for our business continuity efforts,” said Pettigrew. “More than ever, businesses must anticipate the unexpected and be prepared to ensure continuous operations for their organizations as well as uninterrupted service for their customers.”
Established to recognize organizations that have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to preparedness and resiliency, the “Resilient Enterprise” and “Hub of Resilience” awards are DRI's official "standard of excellence" designations for organizations.
The "Resilient Enterprise" award recognizes entities for extraordinary commitment to areas of business continuity management (BCM), including emergency management, business continuity, disaster recovery, and crisis management. Additional information can be found at: https://drii.org/resiliententerprise
All organizations are eligible to apply for the “Resilient Enterprise” and “Hub of Resilience” designations which require an extensive evaluation process and strict qualifying protocols in an effort to ensure the appropriate level of knowledge and proficiency of an entity’s BCM program.
About DRI International:
DRI International is the non-profit that helps organizations prepare for and recover from disasters. Founded in 1988, DRI International has more than 15,000 certified individuals in over 100 countries, and 93 percent of all Fortune 100 companies employ DRI certified professionals. In fact, more individuals are certified by DRI International than by all other organizations in our profession combined. In addition to certifying individuals, DRI assesses organizations to determine resilience and offers organizational accreditation. DRI also serves continuity professionals through conferencing, outreach, and volunteerism. The annual DRI Conference brings resilience professionals together to network with experts and collaborate with their peers. To further its outreach efforts, DRI introduced the 501(c)(3) non-profit Disaster Recovery International (DRI) Foundation. For more information, visit www.drii.org.
HMS is a leading provider of cost containment solutions to the U.S. healthcare market. Our solutions improve financial and health outcomes for organizations at risk. Using innovative technology and powerful data analytics, we help clients reduce costs, increase quality and achieve regulatory compliance. As a result of our services, clients save billions of dollars annually. Visit us at www.hms.com or follow us on Twitter at @HMSHealthcare.