San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2014
Sevocity, a division of Conceptual MindWorks Inc., announced today that Sevocity EHR, 11.4, is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as a Complete EHR on December 27, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
“We believe this certification validates our continuing commitment to making Meaningful Use easy and affordable,” stated Elaine Mendoza, President and CEO of Sevocity and Conceptual MindWorks, Inc. “All functionality needed to achieve Meaningful Use is included in our regular standard pricing and the upgrade to version 11.4 is provided to all customers at no additional cost,” added Mendoza.
The ONC HIT Certification Program certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2014 Edition 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 congratulates companies successfully achieving EHR technology certification,” said Alisa Ray, executive director, CCHIT. “These companies are now able to make their products available to providers wishing to adopt health IT to demonstrate meaningful use and earn Stage 1 or Stage 2 incentives.”
Sevocity EHR 11.4’s certification number is CC-2014-573530-1. HIT certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
The clinical quality measures to which SEVOCITY EHR has been certified include: CMS117v1; CMS122v1; CMS127v1; CMS138v1; CMS146v1; CMS147v1; CMS155v1; CMS165v1; CMS166v2; CMS182v1.
The additional software Sevocity relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:
American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Lab Tests Online;Dr. First, Rcopia, 3;Park Avenue Capital, LLC dba MaxMD, Direct mdemail, 3.01;PDR Network, PDR;U.S. National Library of Medicine, Medline Plus.
The additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement Sevocity 11.4 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: Sevocity is a Cloud-based solution that includes all products and services required to achieve meaningful use stage 2 for a monthly per provider fee.
Based in San Antonio, Texas, Sevocity empowers physician practices and health centers to embrace electronic health record (EHRs) by providing an easy-to-use, Internet-based electronic health record system. Because Sevocity EHR is an Internet-based (or ASP or Cloud) product that provides secure access to clinical information via the Internet, practices and health centers avoid the expensive upfront capital expenditure and ongoing maintenance costs associated with client/server offerings.
For more information about Sevocity, visit http://www.sevocity.com or call (877) 777-2298. This Complete EHR is 2014 compliant and is certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for Eligible Providers adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification neither represents an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor guarantees the receipt of incentive payments.
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 authorized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a certification body (ONC-ACB). CCHIT is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a certification body for the ONC HIT Certification Program for electronic health record (EHR) technology and accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) to test EHRs. More information on CCHIT and its programs is available at http://cchit.org.
About the ONC HIT Certification Program
The ONC HIT Certification Program, provided by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®)” as an Office of the National Coordinator – Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), evaluates EHR technology that has been tested against criteria and standards adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification qualifies EHRs as capable of supporting achievement of meaningful use for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). ONC HIT certification conferred by the Certification Commission does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.