Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) March 21, 2014
NovoPath announced today that its NovoPath version 9.0 anatomic pathology laboratory information management software platform is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on February 14, 2014 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).
“NovoPath is extremely pleased to enable our customers to fulfill selected meaningful use requirements as a result of this certification,” says Rick Callahan, vice president of sales and marketing for NovoPath. “We understand that certification is an important consideration for many labs and are pleased to offer customers this benefit. NovoPath prides itself on its technology leadership, and we believe that certification of our product underscores this position.”
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 an eligible provider 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.”
NovoPath version 9.0 anatomic pathology laboratory information management software platform’s certification number is CC-2014-100013-1. ONC 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. Public test results may be found at https://cchit.box.com/s/n8lvq5dl5axebslbwu22.
NovoPath version 9.0 anatomic pathology laboratory information management software platform meets the certification criteria:
170.314(d)(1) Authentication, Access Control, and Authorization
170.314(d)(3) Audit Report(s)
170.314(d)(5) Automatic Log-Off
170.314(d)(6) Emergency Access
170.314(g)(4) Quality Management System
NovoPath is priced using either "license plus maintenance" or "hosted platform" pricing models.
License/Maintenance Pricing: Customers pay an upfront fee for the NovoPath license and implementation. Customers pay a yearly support and maintenance fees. Upgrades and training after the initial year may incur costs depending on the support level chosen by the client.
Hosted Platform Pricing: customers pay a monthly fee for the NovoPath license for a pre-determined duration. Upgrades and training may incur fees depending on contract terms.
NovoPath, Inc. develops and markets software solutions for the Anatomic Pathology Laboratory market segment that includes local, regional, national, and in-house laboratories as well as community and university teaching hospitals and medical centers. Since the release of its flagship product in 1999, NovoPath, Inc. has focused exclusively on Anatomic Pathology. NovoPath's mission is to provide unique and unparalleled solutions and services to all aspects of the Anatomic Pathology sector in a way that improves workflow, reduces the probability of human error, ensures results accuracy for greater patient safety, protects patient confidentiality, and above all, produces more precise and informative diagnostic outcomes. More information is available at http://www.NovoPath.com.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c) 3 nonprofit organizations 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.