Garden City, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014
Meta® Healthcare IT Solutions, a leading clinical software provider, announced today that it has achieved Modular Inpatient Stage 2 EHR ONC-ACB 2014 Certification for MetaCare Enterprise™ EHR on July 1, 2014. The suite of solutions has been examined by InfoGard 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 for eligible providers and hospitals to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Meta’s CMS EHR Certification ID is IG-2592-14-0045.
New Meaningful Use Stage 2 objectives now hold eligible professionals (EPs), eligible hospitals (EHs), and critical access hospitals (CAHs) to a higher standard. Among these objectives is an increased degree of interoperability regarding continuity of care, medication reconciliation, and problem list sharing, as well as clinical quality measures such as CPOE functionality for medication, laboratory, and radiology orders. Results reporting, improved clinical decision support functionality, and patient-specific educational resources have also been included within the new stage 2 CQMs.
MetaCare Enterprise EHR provides medical centers around the world with intelligent, integrated solutions to improve patient outcomes, reduce medical errors, and increase productivity at the point of clinical care. The technology connects all departments present within the healthcare facility , allowing for a seamless and secure transfer of information. The software also allows for a quicker transition between departments, giving physicians pharmacists, nurses and surgeons precious time that can be used to improve patient care and save lives.
“Attaining stage two certification is an important achievement for Meta and our clients,” explained Sal Barcia, CEO of Meta. “Patient care is the number one concern at Meta, and we have worked ceaselessly to achieve the certification necessary to continue the work we do.”
The full MetaCare Enterprise EHR suite of products includes the MetaCare CPOE™ physician order entry system, the MetaCare Rx™ pharmacy system, the MetaCare eMAR™ point of care medication administration system and the MetaCare IntelliDocs™ clinical documentation system.
MetaCare Enterprise EHR has been certified for all 29 Inpatient Clinical Quality Measures available for ONC-ACB Stage 2 Certification, encompassing Acute Myocardial Infarction (NQF 0142, 0164, 0163, 0639), Asthma (NQF 0338), Community Acquired Pneumonia (NQF 0147), Emergency Department Measures (NQF 0495, 0497, 0496), Newborn Measures (NQF 0480, 0716, 1354, 0469), Stroke (NQF 0435, 0436, 0437, 0438, 0439, 0440, 0441), Surgical Care Improvement (NQF 0453, 0527, 0528) and VTE (NQF 0371, 0372, 0373, 0374, 0375, 0376).
MetaCare Enterprise™ EHR
This Complete EHR 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 or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
Vendor Name: Meta Pharmacy Systems, Inc. dba Meta Healthcare IT Solutions
Certified EHR Name: MetaCare Enterprise EHR
Certified EHR Version: 6.3.3
InfoGard Certification Number: IG-2592-14-0045
Certification Date: July 1, 2014
Practice Setting: Inpatient
Requirements Edition: 2014
Certification Criteria: 170.314(a)(1)-(a)(17), (b)(1)-(b)(5), (b)(7), (c)(1)-(c)(3), (d)(1)-(d)(8), (e)(1), (f)(1)-(f)(3), (g)(2)-(g)(4)
Clinical Quality Measures: NQF 0142, NQF 0164, NQF 0163, NQF 0639, NQF 0338, NQF 0147, NQF 0495, NQF 0497, NQF 0496, NQF 0480, NQF 0716, NQF 1354, NQF 0469, NQF 0435, NQF 0436, NQF 0437, NQF 0438, NQF 0439, NQF 0440, NQF 0441, NQF 0453, NQF 0527, NQF 0528, NQF 0371, NQF 0372, NQF 0373, NQF 0374, NQF 0375, NQF 0376
Additional SW Required:
(+ corresponding cert. criteria) SecureTrans – 170.314(b)(1), (b)(2), (e)1; MetacareRx (Meta Info System) - 170.314(a)(16); First Data Bank - 170.314(a)(10)