Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) February 2, 2011
simplifyMD announced today that simplifyMD SP12, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR module on January 19, 2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
“We’re pleased to be moving forward through the remainder of ONC-ATCB certification this quarter, and simplifyMD anticipates our clients will be among some of the first to earn reimbursement checks through the Stimulus Act. We applaud CCHIT for their dedication, their service, and the safety they provide to our marketplace,” said Matt Ethington, President of simplifyMD.
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 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.
“CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.
simplifyMD SP12’s certification number is CC-1112-311000-2. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does is guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
simplifyMD SP12, meets the following certification criteria: 170.302(a) Drug-Drug/Drug-Allergy Checks; 170.302(b) Drug-Formulary Checks; 170.302(c) Problem List; 170.302(d) Medication List; 170.302(e) Allergy List; 170.302(g) Smoking Status; 170.302(m) Education Resources; 170.302(o) Access Control; 170.302(p) Emergency Access; 170.302(q) Automatic Log-Off; 170.302(r) Audit Log; 170.302(s) Integrity; 170.302(t) Authentication; 170.302(u) General Encryption; 170.302(v) Encryption when Exchanging Electronic Health Information; 170.304(a) CPOE; 170.304(b) ePrescribing; 170.304(c) Record Demographics.
Founded in 2006, thousands of end-users use simplifyMD every day to manage millions of digital medical records for physicians in 27 specialties and on two continents. Created specifically to lower operating costs, increase revenue and provide relief to overworked physicians and administrators, simplifyMD’s modern, Web-based platform melds powerful EHR, medical grade document management and Patient Health Record technologies together for one low monthly price that costs less than traditional paper folders. Superb service, concrete results and fair pricing have made simplifyMD one of the fastest growing health IT companies in the nation. For more information, please visit http://www.simplifyMD.com or call 866-551-0346.
The 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 approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.
About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
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