(PRWEB) April 15, 2014
HealthUnity® announced today that Healthysite™ Release 2014 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on February 7, 2014 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for hospitals 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).
“Healthysite was built from the ground up to be the best non-tethered, patient-centered PHR in the industry, which is especially important for providers who support two or more EHR vendors’ solutions in their environment,” remarked Prem Urali, President and CEO of HealthUnity. “It is designed to provide the core solution for effective patient engagement around their health. We are excited that Healthysite has been successfully tested and certified to meet the government regulations around certified EHR technology.”
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.”
Healthysite Release 2014’s certification number is CC-2014-100068-1. The public test report is available at https://cchit.box.com/s/eah52yxajysx1xi6kjw7. 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.
Healthysite Release 2014 meets the following certification criteria:
- 170.314(a)(4) Vital signs, body mass index and growth charts
- 170.314(a)(11) Smoking status
- 170.314(a)(15) Patient-specific education resources
- 170.314(d)(1) Authentication, access control and authorization
- 170.314(d)(2) Auditable events and tamper-resistance
- 170.314(d)(3) Audit report(s)
- 170.314(d)(5) Automatic log-off
- 170.314(e)(1) View, download and transmit to 3rd party
- 170.314(g)(1) Automated Numerator Recording
- 170.314(g)(4) Quality management system
The additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement Healthysite Release 2014 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include a term-based license fee which all customers must pay. The Healthysite solution is offered with cloud-based hosting, thereby making it easier and faster to implement.
HealthUnity is a leading healthcare technology and solutions company dedicated to secure, privacy-protected health information exchange and analysis among providers, patients and public health. The company provides state-of-the-art, comprehensive solutions to the latest needs of healthcare customers including care management, care coordination and patient engagement. HealthUnity products have supported the implementation of more than 15 advanced health information exchange organizations. Its totally integrated solution includes hardware, software, services, hosting and support that enable cookbook implementations at a low total cost of ownership. Complete information about HealthUnity’s software solutions is available at HealthUnity.com.
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.
HealthUnity®, Healthysite™ and the HealthUnity logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of HealthUnity Corporation.
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