Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) October 06, 2011
iPatientCare - Medical Communication Systems, Inc. (MCS) announced today that it has been selected by numerous Regional Extension Centers (REC), hospitals/health systems and academies as a Meaningful Use partner and preferred vendor of a unified Electronic Health Records (EHR) - Practice Management System (PMS) solution.
The unified EHR-PMS solution from iPatientCare features its award-winning, easy-to-use, Microsoft .net and Web browser-based CCHIT 2011 and ONC 2011/2012 Certified EHR. The EHR is available for integration with the iPatientCare PMS or through an interface with a third party PMS.
The following RECs and hospitals have recognized iPatientCare as either a preferred vendor or MU partner:
- New York eHealth Collaborative
- Massachusetts eHealth Institute
- Quality Insights of Delaware
- eHealth Connecticut
- Maryland Healthcare Commission
- Ponce School of Medicine, Puerto Rico
- E-Health Network of Long Island
- Winthrop University Hospital, Long Island, NY
"Regional Extension Centers occupy a very important position in helping physicians achieve Meaningful Use of Certified EHR technologies," explained Udayan Mandavia, President and CEO of iPatientCare. "We believe that our excellent track record of iPatientCare EHR users achieving MU Stage 1, attesting for it and receiving Federal stimulus from CMS can largely be attributed to the RECs with whom we have been working as their preferred/MU partner."
About Regional Extension Centers Program
Office of National Coordinator’s Health Information Technology Extension Program consists of Health Information Technology Regional Extension Centers (RECs) and a national Health Information Technology Research Center (HITRC). The RECs’ primary aim is to support and serve health care providers to help them quickly become adept and meaningful users of electronic health records (EHRs). RECs are designed to make sure that primary care clinicians get the help they need to use EHRs. The goal of the program is to provide outreach and support services to at least 100,000 priority primary care providers within two years.
Click here for more information on ONC’s REC program.
iPatientCare is a privately held medical informatics company based in Woodbridge, New Jersey. The company is known for its Web-based Unified System, which integrates Electronic Health/Medical Record and Practice Management including Patient Portal and Mobile solutions that serve the ambulatory, acute/sub acute, emergency and home health market segments. iPatientCare EHR was among the first to be certified by CCHIT in July 2006 and is currently CCHIT 2011 Fully Certified and ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certified Complete EHR for Meaningful Use. The company has won numerous awards for its EHR technology and is recognized as an innovator in the field, being the first vendor to offer an EHR on a handheld device, the first to offer a SaaS (Software as a Service) based EHR product and is selected as a preferred Unified – EHR and PM - System by numerous Regional Extension Centers (REC), hospitals/health systems and academies.