Sophrona MU2 Portal Technology Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group

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Sophrona Solutions, leader in patient-physician online communication for ophthalmologists, receives Meaningful Use Stage 2 ONC-ACB 2014 Edition certification.

Sophrona Solutions today announced that its Sophrona MU2 Portal Technology has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Body (ONC-ACB) program. Sophrona’s MU2 software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“This important milestone marks the conclusion of a vast effort—an important investment requiring extensive teamwork for Sophrona, its engineers and partners,” commented Marc-François Bradley, president and chief executive officer of Sophrona Solutions. “Sophrona MU2 technology will be tucked into our ophthalmology-specific patient portal offering to engage patients in their care—an essential component of meaningful use.”

Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs and modules meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems and modules of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology – a key component of the federal government’s push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

Sophrona MU2 Portal Technology Version 5.0 is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department 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.

Sophrona MU2 Portal Technology Version 5.0

Certified 10/17/13, Sophrona MU2 Portal Technology Version 5.0, Certificate No. 10172013-2404-8

Criteria Certified: 170.314(e)(1,3); 170.314(g)(1,4)

Additional software used: DataMotion

Price Transparency

This certified product-version is offered in pricing packages which may require initial, ongoing monthly, and per transaction costs to establish and maintain interfaces, license, operate, and support software for online patient services (170.314.e.1).

About Sophrona Solutions

Sophrona Solutions is the leader in patient-physician portal software for service designed for and by ophthalmologists. Sophrona serves ophthalmology practices nationwide with its innovative and profitable online patient communication technology solutions. Through its HIPAA secure patient portal software, data analytics, and powerful interface engine, Sophrona equips eye doctors with a comprehensive suite of patient relationship management tools to improve clinic efficiency, improve care quality, grow patient volume, and increase profitability. For more information, visit http://www.sophrona.com or email contact(at)sophrona(dot)com. Twitter @EyeSophrona.    

About Drummond Group Inc.

Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI(at)drummondgroup(dot)com.

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Wendy Mickler
Sophrona Solutions
wmickler(at)sophrona(dot)com
885 Village Center Drive, #329
North Oaks, MN 55127
(208) 908-3957

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