Healthcare Providers Name Clearwater the #1 Compliance and Risk Management Solutions Provider for Fourth Consecutive Year

Black Book’s Latest Survey of Nearly 2,500 Security Professionals from More Than 700 Organizations Once Again Recognizes Clearwater’s Leadership  

NASHVILLE, TN (November 16, 2020) – For the fourth consecutive year, Clearwater has been rated the top Compliance and Risk Management solutions provider in Black Book Market Research’s annual healthcare industry survey, which this year received responses from 2,424 security professionals representing 705 provider organizations. Other firms that received feedback in this category included, in alphabetical order, Accenture, Coalfire, Compliancy Group, Change Healthcare, CynergisTek, Deloitte, EY, Fairwarning, KPMG, Healthcity, and KPMG.

Black Book™ conducts polls and surveys with healthcare executives and front-line users about their current technology and services partners and awards top-performing vendors based on qualitative indicators of client experience and solution/service satisfaction and three indicators of customer loyalty. Full rankings can be viewed at

“Customer success is Clearwater’s number one priority so it is extremely gratifying to see that our commitment to delivering unparalleled value has been recognized by healthcare providers once again,” said Clearwater CEO Steve Cagle. “As the Black Book survey data shows, our combination of purpose-built software and expert consulting services is second to none.”

Clearwater’s solutions include IRM|Pro®, a suite of SaaS-based software products designed specifically to help healthcare organizations perform OCR-Quality® Risk Analysis, conduct Security Assessments as required by the HIPAA Security Rule, manage compliance with HIPAA Privacy and Breach Notification Rules, and facilitate adoption of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Cybersecurity Framework. The company also has a deep team of consultants who advise and support customers in developing and maturing best-in-class cyber risk management and compliance programs, leveraging the power of IRM|Pro. Increasingly, customers are engaging Clearwater to provide comprehensive Cybersecurity Program Management and HIPAA Compliance as a managed service through the company’s ClearAdvantage® program.

Clearwater serves a diverse and growing base of customers across the healthcare industry, including several of the nation’s largest health systems as well as a large universe of regional hospitals, physician practice management roll-ups, health IT providers, medical device manufacturers, and business service providers that share in the need to keep protected health information secure and maintain compliance with regulatory requirements.

About Clearwater

Clearwater is the leading provider of Enterprise Cyber Risk Management and HIPAA compliance software and consulting services for the healthcare industry. Our solutions enable organizations to gain enterprise-wide visibility into cybersecurity risks and more effectively prioritize and manage them, ensuring compliance with industry regulations. Clearwater’s IRM|Pro® software and consulting services help healthcare organizations to avoid preventable breaches, protect patients, and meet OCR’s expectations, while optimizing cybersecurity investments. More than 400 healthcare organizations, including 70 of the nation’s largest health systems and a large universe of business associates that serve the industry, trust Clearwater to meet their information security needs. For more information about Clearwater, please visit



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