'As an organization, we are very excited to help our clients attest for Stage 2, which will help patients with the overall quality of care they receive and hospitals with incentives provided for under the HITECH Act.'--veEDIS President & CEO Tom Grossjung
Plantation, FL (PRWEB) January 21, 2014
veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC proudly announced today that veEDIS v2, its proprietary Emergency Department Information System (EDIS), has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Stage 2 criteria was designed to facilitate more coordination of patient care, reduce medical errors, eliminate of duplicate screenings and tests, and create greater patient engagement.
veEDIS has been a pioneer in “meaningful” data capture for more than 20 years. The company’s commitment to quality patient care and meaningful information exchange was solidified when veEDIS became one of the first EHRs to achieve Meaningful Use Stage 1 certification in 2011.
As a 2014 Edition ONC Certified Health Information Technology, adoption and meaningful utilization of veEDIS will help clients to successfully attest and demonstrate to Meaningful Use Stage 2, which means real, bottom-line financial incentivize for veEDIS clients.
“Our certification for Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria is a milestone for our company and our EDIS product,” said veEDIS President and CEO Tom Grossjung. “I am extremely proud of all our team members who worked tirelessly to make this happen.”
He added, “As an organization, we are very excited to help our clients attest for Stage 2, which will help patients with the overall quality of care they receive and hospitals with incentives provided for under the HITECH Act.”
“Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience,” said Rik Drummond, CEO of the Drummond Group, Inc. “We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry.”
About veEDIS Clinical Systems, LLC
veEDIS is a cloud-based Emergency Department information system designed to adapt to the changing needs of today’s hospitals. Ideally suited for small and rural hospitals and healthcare facilities, veEDIS was created by a team of physicians and nurses to use today’s smartest technology to deliver exceptional quality patient care and safety goals. The veEDIS EHR Module 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. To learn more about veEDIS, visit http://www.veEDIS.com.
Required Module Information: Vendor name: veEDIS Clinical Systems, L.L.C., a Florida limited liability company; Date certified: 01/16/2014; Product version: veEDIS v2; Certification ID number: 01162014-2526-8, Clinical Quality Measures certified: No Clinical Quality Measures tested; Any additional software relied upon to certify: No additional software used; Meets EHR Certification of the following: 170.314(a)(1‐7, 9‐11, 13, 14, 17); 170.314(b)(5); 170.314(d)(1‐3, 5, 6, 7, 8); 170.314(g)(1, 3, 4).
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 Accredited 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.