Glen Rock, NJ (PRWEB) April 28, 2011
Lifepoint Informatics’ Web Provider Portal has received EHR modular* certification, deeming the software capable of enabling providers to meet the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Tested on April 13, 2011, and certified on April 22, 2011, under ICSA Labs’ Electronic Health Record Testing and Certification Program (designated as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology) the EHR modular software is 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
“We are extremely pleased that we can help our hospital customers meet the meaningful use criteria established for laboratory data through the use of our LPI Web Provider Portal,” says William Seay, Lifepoint Informatics’ chief executive officer. “As our customers pursue a modular approach to meaningful use, they can be assured that LPI Web Provider Portal will help them qualify for ARRA financial incentives.”
LPI Web Provider Portal, which met the requirements for EHR modular certification, is an advanced clinical results reporting and order-entry solution. The web-based portal supports clinical pathology, anatomic pathology, as well as radiology and cardiology ordering and resulting and also serves as a private health information exchange.
“This certification is an important achievement for Lifepoint Informatics and LPI Web Provider Portal customers,” added Seay. “Our commitment to our customers goes beyond development of certified software, to provide a framework to extend community outreach, enable clinical integration, and efficiently improve patient care.”
LPI Web Provider Portal version 11.6 meets the following certification criteria:
- 170.302(h) – Incorporate Lab Results
- 170.306(g) – Reportable Lab Results
- 170.306(b) – Record Demographics
- 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
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification testing. Its electronic health record certification and testing program provides verification that the certified EHR technology supports meaningful use, as well as helps health care organizations protect sensitive and private patient information
About Lifepoint Informatics
Lifepoint Informatics is a trusted leader in healthcare information technology focusing on clinical integration, lab outreach connectivity, health information exchange, and data interoperability solutions for over 200 hospitals, hospital systems, and clinical laboratories in 34 states. Lifepoint Informatics’ mission is to help healthcare providers improve patient care and lower costs through the use of information technology. Since 1999, Lifepoint Informatics has offered vendor neutral data integration solutions that facilitate health information exchange, enable successful outreach connectivity, EMR integration, EHR interfacing, physician portal solutions, and quality reporting among disparate clinical systems. For more information, please visit: http://www.lifepoint.com.
- This EHR Module is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification 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 or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. Lifepoint Informatics’ LPI Web Provider Portal 11.6 was certified on April 22, 2011, CHPL Product Number: EHRX-LIFEPOINTI-2011