LAKE ELMO, Minnesota--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ExitCare, LLC announced that it has received meaningful use certification for its patient education system (version 7.6) as an electronic health record (EHR) module under the provisions of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The testing and certification was conducted by the Drummond Group, Inc., one of the organizations designated as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ATCB) by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC).
ExitCare’s EHR modular certification—declared for both the inpatient and ambulatory settings—satisfies the 2011/2012 Stage 1 meaningful use criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services and enables eligible providers, physicians and hospitals to qualify for the federal government incentive program.
“Meaningful use certification supports the ongoing commitment of ExitCare to help our customers and partners achieve better access to accurate clinical information for health outcome improvement and patient empowerment,” states Roger Jacobi, President of ExitCare. “Specific requirements can be met with the ExitCare software program or through integration with virtually any existing electronic medical record or practice management system.”
With this certification, ExitCare meets the following criteria: Patient-specific education resources, electronic copy of discharge instructions and medication reconciliation. For additional details, visit www.ExitCare.com or call 800.694.6669.
Founded in 1996, ExitCare, LLC is the most trusted, integrated, enterprise-wide solution for patient education and currently serves more than 1,300 healthcare facilities across the United States. With development of over 4,000 healthcare topics organized by relevant diagnosis and sourced with medication information, this system is intuitively designed and authored for all care settings, multiple languages and various health literacy levels to maximize workflow efficiency and increase patient comprehension.
About Drummond Group
Drummond Group Inc., the trusted software test lab, provides effective and EHR testing to healthcare information technology vendors and hospitals. As an Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), Drummond Group works closely with healthcare software vendors and hospitals to certify EHRs that are looking to qualify for incentive funds under 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. Visit www.drummondgroup.com for more information.
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