AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- eCareSoft's eCS has received Complete Inpatient EHR Certification deeming the electronic health record (EHR) software capable of enabling hospitals and their affiliates to meet the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program, the EHR software is 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
"Certification of our inpatient EHR is an important milestone in advancing eCareSoft's mission to deliver affordable, market-leading technologies that help small to mid-size hospitals accelerate their path to achieving 'meaningful use' and realize their quality care objectives," says Jorge Camargo, CEO of eCareSoft.
eCS, which met the requirements for Complete Inpatient EHR Certification, is a fully-integrated inpatient clinical and financial management solution. eCS uses advanced hosting technology to securely disseminate real-time patient information to authenticated clinicians within a single hospital or throughout an entire network from any web-enabled device.
"The need for EHRs in the U.S. healthcare system has been acknowledged for many years. Drummond Group is proud to work with leading healthcare vendors and help them offer certified technologies to health providers across the country. With more than 10 years of software testing experience carried out in several industries, we are confident in our ability to offer an effective and cost-efficient testing process to the healthcare industry," says Rik Drummond, CEO of Drummond Group.
This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by Drummond Group, an ONC-ATCB approved to certify any complete or modular EHR both ambulatory and inpatient, 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. eCareSoft, LLC, Certified 12/3/10, version 1.2, Certification ID #12032010-9382-1, Clinical Quality Measures tested: NQF0371, NQF0372, NQF0373, NQF0374, NQF0375, NQF0376, NQF0435, NQF0436, NQF0437, NQF0438, NQF0439, NQF0440, NQF0441, NQF0495, NQF0497, no additional software was used to certify.
eCareSoft is the US affiliate of Expert Sistemas Computacionales, S.A. de C.V., the largest provider of healthcare IT solutions in Mexico with 40% market share. eCareSoft provides hospitals and affiliates with a totally-integrated EHR, inpatient clinical and financial management solution to quickly and affordably fulfill their Meaningful Use objectives. The company has a 15-year history of providing secure, customizable solutions that advance the patient care process, reduce medical errors and drive profitability. The company's US headquarters is located in Austin, Texas. For more information about eCareSoft visit us online at www.ecaresoft.com.
About Drummond Group
Drummond Group Inc., the trusted software test lab, provides effective and efficient electronic health record (EHR) testing to healthcare information technology vendors. As an Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), Drummond Group works closely with healthcare software vendors to certify EHRs for use by providers that are looking to qualify for incentive funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Drummond Group is approved to certify both complete and modular EHR for both ambulatory and inpatient. Leveraging more than a decade's worth of interoperability, conformance testing and certification experience in multiple industries, Drummond Group delivers what's needed in healthcare: highly reliable and readily affordable software testing services. For more information, go to www.drummondgroup.com.
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