eClinicalWorks EMR Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification

WESTBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- eClinicalWorks®, announced today that eClinicalWorks EMR VERSION 8.0.48 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on October 1 2010 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable ELIGIBLE PROVIDER certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

“We see the value of The Meaningful Use certification. We felt it was important to demonstrate leadership and be one of the earlier companies to go through the process,” said Girish Kumar Navani, CEO and co-founder of eClinicalWorks. “We believe the certification process lends further credibility and assurance to our customers. I also recognize and acknowledge the work and effort that goes into the certification process.”

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 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 is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.

2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

eClinicalWorks Version 8.0.48,certification number CC-1112-955447-1, meets the following certification criteria is an integrated bundle of EHR Modules. The EHR Modules which make up the complete EHR include :
eClinicalWorks EMR and eClinicalWorks Patient Portal.

The clinical quality measures to which eClinicalWorks has been certified include:
NQF 0421 Adult Weight Screening & Follow-Up
NQF 0013 Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement
NQF 0028 Tobacco Use Assessment and Cessation
NQF 0041 Influenza Immunization
NQF 0024 Weight Assessment and Counseling
NQF 0038 Childhood Immunization Status
NQF 0059 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control
NQF 0064 Diabetes: LDL Management and Control
NQF 0061 Diabetes: BP Management

eClinicalWorks EMR Version 8.0.100 is also certified in CCHIT’s separate and independently developed certification program. eClinicalWorks is a CCHIT Certified® 2011,Ambulatory EHR and Child Health. eClinicalWorks has certified its EHR technology in both programs to provide greater assurance to its customers.

About eClinicalWorks

eClinicalWorks® is a privately held leader in the ambulatory clinical systems market. The company’s unified electronic medical record (EMR) and practice management (PM) solutions are proven for every market segment: large practice groups, including Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC), Electronic Health Records of Rhode Island (EHRRI) and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, as well as medium, small and solo practices regardless of specialty. The company enjoys high profitability with a five-year compounded growth rate of more than 100 percent year-to-year. With an established customer base of more than 40,000 providers and 120,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states, eClinicalWorks has been awarded multiple top industry honors including being named to the Inc. 500 in 2009, 2008 and 2007. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Pleasanton, Calif., and Alpharetta, Ga. More information on eClinicalWorks can be found at www.eclinicalworks.com or by calling 866-888-MYCW.

About CCHIT

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 approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.

About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

eClinicalWorks and eEHX are registered trademarks of eClinicalWorks, LLC. All other trademarks or service marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.



CONTACT:

eClinicalWorks
Bhakti Shah, 508-836-2700
[email protected]

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