4MEDICA'S IEHR(R) Cloud Ambulatory Solution Version 15.10 Receives 2014 ONC HIT Certification
(Marketwire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 01/29/14 --
4medica, a leading provider of cloud clinical integration platform and solutions, announced today that its iEHR® Cloud Ambulatory Solution version 15.10, is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on November 27, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
"We believe this initial certification positions 4medica's iEHR Cloud Ambulatory Solution to offer physician practices an easy to use, rapidly installable and affordable SaaS solution to qualify for the rigorous Stage 2 meaningful use requirements," said Oleg Bess, M.D., 4medica's CEO. "One of very few certified cloud-hosted electronic health records for the ambulatory care setting, the 4medica iEHR helps physicians streamline workflow and exchange information to enhance and coordinate quality care. In a few weeks, 4medica will have complete certification in place for physician practices, putting them well ahead of and prepared for the October 2014 attestation date."
The ONC HIT Certification Program certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more -- but not all -- of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology. Companies offering ONC HIT certified EHR modules may return to test additional ONC 2014 Edition criteria and certify their products as Complete EHRs later. ONC HIT certification updates will be available at http://www.cchit.org as they occur.
"CCHIT congratulates companies successfully achieving EHR technology certification," said Alisa Ray, executive director, CCHIT. "These companies are now able to make their products available to providers wishing to adopt health IT to demonstrate meaningful use and earn federal incentives."
4medica iEHR® Cloud Ambulatory Solution, version 15.10's certification number is CC-2014-401670-1. ONC HIT certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
4medica iEHR® Cloud Ambulatory Solution, version 15.10 meets the following certification criteria:
Computerized Provider Order Entry Demographics Medication Allergy List Electronic Notes Smoking Status Auditable Events and Tamper-Resistance Amendments Emergency Access Integrity Automated Measure Calculation Quality Management System Drug-Drug, Drug-Allergy Interaction Checks Vital Signs, Body Mass Index, and Growth Charts Medication List Image Results Incorporate Laboratory Tests and Values/Results Authentication, Access Control, and Authorization Audit Report(s Automatic Log-Off End-User Device Encryption Safety-Enhanced Design Criterion by testing or credit for previously certified product version
Additional costs incurred may include: Interface development or configuration fees for third party practice management systems.
About 4medica4medica provides the industry's leading cloud SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) clinical integration platform, the 4medica Integrated Electronic Health Record, to help healthcare organizations of diverse types create a seamless view of the patient care experience and drive EHR adoption. The intuitive iEHR platform design integrates with and builds upon disparate systems to facilitate interoperable data exchange across various care settings to promote care continuity. The cloud computing model is scalable, lower cost, maintenance-free, easy to use and deployable in a few months or less, eliminating large capital outlays or resource utilization. This is especially critical for small community and rural hospitals and physician health organizations of all types and sizes striving to qualify for ARRA incentives and to demonstrate Meaningful Use. 4medica connects 100-plus institutional facilities including hospitals, health systems, physicians, laboratories and radiology and pathology clinics. More than 30,000 physicians use 4medica's products. For more information, visit http://www.4medica.com.
About CCHITThe Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is authorized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a certification body (ONC-ACB). CCHIT is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a certification body for the ONC HIT Certification Program for electronic health record (EHR) technology and accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) to test EHRS. More information on CCHIT and its programs is available at http://cchit.org.
About the ONC HIT Certification ProgramThe ONC HIT Certification Program, provided by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®)" as an Office of the National Coordinator - Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), evaluates EHR technology that has been tested against criteria and standards adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification qualifies EHRs as capable of supporting achievement of meaningful use for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). ONC HIT certification conferred by the Certification Commission does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
"CCHIT®" and "CCHIT Certified®" are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.
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