Iatric Systems patient portal involves patients in this process by giving them timely access to their medical records
Boston, MA (PRWEB) October 23, 2012
Iatric Systems, Inc. announced today that PtAccess version 1.0.11, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR Module on September 25, 2012 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).
Joel Berman, President and CEO of Iatric Systems, states, “Iatric Systems was founded more than 20 years ago to give healthcare providers the ability to access and share medical information. The Iatric Systems patient portal involves patients in this process by giving them timely access to their medical records. CCHIT has certified 15 Iatric Systems products to support hospitals’ meaningful use objectives, and we are pleased that our PtAccess is now certified for both hospitals and Eligible Providers. We believe that a patient portal for Eligible Providers is a great step toward engaging patients in their healthcare and we are proud to play a part in that effort”.
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.
PtAccess, version 1.0.11’s certification number is CC-1112-290560-14. 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 it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
PtAccess, Version 1.0.11, meets the following certification criteria: 170.304 (g) Timely Access and 170.302 (o), 170.302 (p), 170.302 (q), 170.302 (r), 170.302 (s), 170.302 (t), 170.302 (u), 170.302 (v).
About Iatric Systems, Inc.
Recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing privately held companies for the past five years, Iatric Systems helps hospitals and health systems leverage their HIS investment with software, interfaces, and reporting services. Since 1990, more than 1,000 hospitals worldwide have implemented Iatric Systems solutions; optimizing patient care and staff workflow in clinical, financial, and administrative areas. Iatric Systems was acknowledged on the Healthcare Informatics Top 100 Healthcare IT Revenue list in 2009/2010/2011/2012 and the Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work in Healthcare IT in 2009/2010/2011/2012. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://www.iatric.com.
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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