Healthland Electronic Health Records Solution Receives ONC-ATCB Certification

Healthland provides rural community and critical access hospitals with ONC-ATCB-certified EHR solution designed to meet Meaningful Use

GLENWOOD, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Healthland, America's market leader of healthcare information technology solutions for rural hospitals, today announced that the Healthland Inpatient EHR is Stage 1 Meaningful Use compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on December 15, 2010, by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®).

“As the only EHR provider focused exclusively on the rural hospital market, it is critical that our product is certified as we continue to partner with our clients in their journey toward Meaningful Use,” said Angie Franks, Healthland president and CEO. “In addition to our ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certified EHR software, we also offer clients comprehensive services, support, training and financing to help them receive incentive dollars, and ultimately, provide the high-quality patient care their communities expect. Our vision to transform community healthcare is inspired by the enthusiasm and commitment we see every day in rural community and critical access hospitals throughout the country.”

CCHIT is recognized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) under this initial certification program created to certify that electronic health records (EHRs) are capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria to support Stage 1 incentives for the meaningful use of certified EHR technology by eligible providers and hospitals as described in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

“We are pleased to have completed the certification process for this EHR so that companies are now able to offer certified products to providers who wish to purchase and implement EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT. “This is a testament to the Commission’s long history in certifying EHRs and the skills and experience of our trained team who test the products we certify.”

The clinical quality measures certified under ID #CC-1112-411920-1, in the Healthland Clinical Information System (CIS) v9.5, include: NQF 0371; NQF 0372; NQF 0373; NQF 0374; NQF 0375; NQF 0376; NQF 0435; NQF 0436; NQF 0437; NQF 0438; NQF 0439; NQF 0440; NQF 0441; NQF 0495; NQF 0497. Self attested additional software used in testing includes: ExitCareIP 7.5, Medispan 10.4, and Crystal Reports 8.5. The 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.

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.

About Healthland:

Healthland is America’s largest provider of fully integrated solutions to rural community and critical access hospitals, serving more than 500 clients across the country. Software and services from Healthland, including its electronic health record (EHR) solution, empower community hospitals to deliver the best possible healthcare by providing a central repository of patient information in all care settings, be it a hospital, clinic or extended care facility.

With 30 years of experience in the rural healthcare market, Healthland solutions are uniquely suited to the size and needs of rural hospitals, enabling them to focus on what they do best – care for neighbors, family and friends. Founded in Glenwood, Minn., population 2,600, Healthland also has offices in Minneapolis, Minn., Louisville, Ky. and Waco, Texas. More information is available at: http://www.healthland.com.



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