Navigating Care 6.0 earns 2015 Edition ONC Health IT Certification

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This certification qualifies MIPS Eligible Providers (EPs) and hospitals utilizing Navigating Care to meet MIPS ACI and Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, contributing to their success in the transition to value-based care.

This certification is an important milestone to further enable MIPS Eligible Providers using our platform to meet MIPS ACI requirements and maximize their overall final score.

Navigating Cancer, the leader in oncology patient relationship management software, today announced that the company’s Navigating Care 6.0 has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification through Drummond Group, LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).

This certification qualifies MIPS Eligible Providers (EPs) and hospitals utilizing Navigating Care 6.0 to meet MIPS ACI and Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements in order to receive incentive payments under the ongoing Quality Payment Program (QPP) and EHR Incentives Programs. EPs will have access to ACI reporting to review and track their performance over time, as well as the flexibility to compare different reporting periods to determine which is best prior to final submission.

“We are committed to developing technologies that enable providers to deliver better care and ensure they succeed in the transition to value-based care,” says Gena Cook, CEO of Navigating Cancer. “This certification is an important milestone to further enable MIPS Eligible Providers using our platform to meet MIPS ACI requirements and maximize their overall final score through more efficient, higher quality, and personalized patient care.”

Navigating Care 6.0 is 2015 Edition certified for the following modules:
a.11    Smoking Status
a.13    Patient-specific Education Resources
d.1    Authentication, Access Control, Authorization
d.2    Auditable Events and Tamper Resistant
d.3    Audit Report(s)
d.4    Amendments
d.5    Automatic Access Time-Out
d.6    Emergency Access
d.7    End-user Device Encryption
d.9    Trusted connection
e.1    View, Download, Transmit to 3rd Party
e.2    Secure Messaging
g.1    Automated Numerator Recording
g.6    Consolidated CDA Creation Performance
g.4    Quality Management System
g.5    Accessibility-Centered Design
g.7    Application Access – Patient Selection
g.8    Application Access – Data Category Request
g.9    Application Access – All Data Request

Navigating Care, which has one of the highest patient engagement rates in the industry, is a key component of the company’s broader oncology patient relationship management platform. The Navigating Care platform also includes Care Management, which has been proven to reduce ED visits, hospitalizations and lower the total cost of care, and Population Health, a new offering that gives providers a way to standardize and scale care across designated patient populations.

“Securing a positive MIPS payment requires a solution that enables care teams to reduce costs, carry out patient-centered care activities, and maximize on the performance component of each category,” says Cook. “Rather than investing in multiple point solutions, we are proud to offer a single, cost-effective technology solution that can meet oncology providers wherever they may be in the value continuum.”

Navigating Cancer customers who are utilizing Navigating Care can begin using the new v.6.0 immediately. For those providers interested in learning more about how the Navigating Care platform can support your value-based care initiatives, please contact us at inquiries(at)navigatingcancer(dot)com.

ONC Disclosure:
This Health IT Module is 2015 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.

About Navigating Cancer:
Navigating Cancer was founded in 2008 as the result of two healthcare and technology veterans coming together to fill a critical gap in oncology care: a better patient experience. Driven by a shared passion to leverage technology in the healthcare space, the co-founders set out to create the first patient-centered platform for oncology. Today, our Navigating Care platform supports over one million patients and thousands of cancer care providers nationwide to lower costs, improve patient satisfaction and drive better outcomes. For more information, visit https://www.navigatingcancer.com

About Drummond Group LLC:
Drummond Group LLC is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group LLC tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator Health IT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group LLC continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com.

About Certification:
To earn the certification, Navigating Care 6.0 was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). To view our full Certificate of Health IT Compliance, Disclosure Attestation, and Cost & Limitations, please visit http://www.navigatingcancer.com/provider/value-based-care.com

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