Oak Ridge, TN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014
AllMeds Specialty EHR v10 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). AllMeds Specialty EHR v10 was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. ONC HIT 2014 Edition Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 Meaningful Use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.
AllMeds Specialty EHR v10’s certification number is 140060R00. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs 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 AllMeds Specialty EHR v10 has been certified include:
- Oncology: Medical and Radiation – Pain Intensity Quantified (NQF0384/CMS157)
- Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain (NQF0052/CMS166)
- Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Record (NQF0419/CMS68)
- Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report (CMS50)
- Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization (NQF0041/CMS147)
- Preventive Care and Screening: BMI Screening and Follow-Up (NQF0421/CMS69)
- Preventive Care and Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening and Cessation Intervention (NQF0028/CMS138)
- Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis (NQF0002/CMS146)
- Breast Cancer Screening (NQF0031/CMS125)
- Colorectal Cancer Screening (NQF0034/CMS130)
- Cervical Cancer Screening (NQF0032/CMS124)
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: DrFirst, Medline Plus and Secure Exchange Solutions.
The functionality and content particular to this certification requires an active license and ongoing maintenance and support fees. Connectivity required to transmit patient data will require one-time costs, ongoing maintenance agreements, and/or transaction-based fees.
AllMeds Inc. provides technology solutions and services – including electronic health records (EHR), practice management systems and revenue cycle management (RCM) – to specialty ambulatory practices throughout the United States. For more information, visit http://www.allmeds.com or call 888.343.6337.
About ONC Certification
The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and certifies that HIT is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria.
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. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.
AllMeds: 888.343.6337 | info(at)allmeds(dot)com
ICSA Labs: Carlos Arcila | 908.559.8031 | carlos.arcila(at)verizon(dot)com