New York, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2014
CureMD Healthcare, a leading provider of electronic health records, practice management and medical billing services, has achieved 2014 Edition Complete Ambulatory EHR ONC Health IT Certification for its CureMD SMART Cloud v10g, which designates that the software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). CureMD SMART Cloud v10g was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
“We believe this certification further validates our commitment towards helping users achieve Meaningful Use, while incorporating advanced specialty content and workflows,” said Bilal Hashmat, CEO CureMD Healthcare. “With v10g, we are taking our platform to a whole new level for mobility, usability, interoperability, care coordination and patient engagement.”
CureMD is one of the early achievers of the 2014 ONC certification. The 2014 criterion includes higher thresholds of utilization, expanded Clinical Quality Measures (CQMs) and data exchange requirements. The latest enhancements aim to improve clinical information sharing within the healthcare continuum.
“ICSA Labs congratulates CureMD for successfully achieving EHR technology certification,” said Amit Trivedi, healthcare program manager, ICSA Labs. “CureMD users can now qualify for CMS incentives for Stage 2 Meaningful Use.”
CureMD SMART Cloud v10g certification number is 140018R00. The product meets the Complete EHR certification criteria as an integrated All-in-One solution. The clinical quality measures to which CureMD has been tested and certified includes: CMS22; CMS68; CMS69; CMS117; CMS127; CMS138; CMS147; CMS155; CMS165. CureMD v10g is available as a free upgrade for existing providers. Additional costs may include a one-time Implementation & training fee for new providers, and ongoing fees for services, licensing, and maintenance.
CureMD is the leading provider of innovative EHR technology and medical billing services that transform the administrative and clinical operations of healthcare organizations. Our award winning solution simplifies decision making, streamlines operations and ensures compliance with industry standards and best practices – ultimately saving time and effort to maximize value and returns.
About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world’s top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65.
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.
Legal Disclaimer: This 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 Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CureMD v10G was certified on February 4, 2014. CHPL Product Number: 140018R00.