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TMCNet:  CareTech Solutions' iDoc Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

[July 01, 2014]

CareTech Solutions' iDoc Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

TROY, Mich. --(Business Wire)--

CareTech Solutions, an information technology and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals, announced today that the company's document imaging and archive solution, iDoc™ version 5.5 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular electronic health record (EHR) certification which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible laboratories and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). iDoc version 5.5 was certified on May 28 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

"iDoc is an affordable supplement to any EHR, enabling documents to be added to complete an EHR or convenient storage of old data," said Leslie Mack, senior director, iDoc, CareTech Solutions. "With the 2014 edition of this ONC HIT certification, hospitals will continue to have a reliable solution to round out their EHR strategy in pursuit of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) incentive funding."

CareTech Solutions' iDoc is a HIPAA compliant document imaging software solution, hosted in a SSAE 16 SOC 1 TYPE 2 compliant, data center that holds the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association. iDoc is cost-effective, efficient and works with all existing business and clinical systems so users are working from one integrated data repository.

iDc™ version 5.5's certification ID number is: 140087R00. This EHR Module is ONC 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by ICSA Labs, an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable eligible hospital criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

iDoc™ version 5.5 meets the following certification criteria:

170.314(d) Privacy and Security
170.314(d)(1) Authentication, access control, and authorization
170.314(d)(2) Auditable events and tamper resistance
170.314(d)(3) Audit reports
170.314(d)(5) Automatic log-off
170.314(d)(6) Emergency access
170.314(d)(7) End-user device encryption
170.314(d)(8) Integrity

Additionally, iDoc™ version 5.5 meets the following certification criteria:

170.314(g) Utilization
170.314(g)(4) Quality management system

The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria includes Meinberg NTP.

The additional types of costs that a hospital or health system would pay to implement this EHR module's capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: licensing, hosting, maintenance and project costs.

About ONC Certification

The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and certifies that HIT is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more - but not all - of the criteria.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon (News - Alert), offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world's top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC (News - Alert) 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

About CareTech Solutions

CareTech Solutions is an information technology (IT) and Web products and services provider for U.S. hospitals and health systems, creating value for clients through customized IT solutions that contribute to improving the patient experience while lowering healthcare costs. From implementing emerging technologies to supporting day-to-day IT operations, CareTech offers clients expert health information technology services earning it the 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2013 Best in KLAS award for IT Outsourcing (Extensive), and the 2012 and 2013 IT Partial Outsourcing Award as ranked by healthcare executives and professionals in the respective annual "Best in KLAS Awards: Software & Services" report.

For more information, please visit www.caretech.com.


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