NEW YORK, Dec. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hello Health Inc. announced today that Hello Health, Version 5.0, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on November 30, 2011 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).
"Hello Health offers primary care physicians a web-based Patient Management platform for revitalizing their practices which integrates a no-cost, revenue generating electronic health record, an integrated personal health portal for their patients and a suite of online communications to securely engage patients and their provider team with greater convenience," said Nathanial Findlay, CEO and founder of Hello Health. "We are excited to provide our customers with Hello Health version 5.0 that is 2011/2012 compliant and certified as a Complete EHR by CCHIT."
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.
Hello Health, Version 5.0's certification number is CC-1112-195700-3, ONC-ATCB 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.
The clinical quality measures to which Hello Health version 5.0 has been certified include: NQF 0041, NQF 0043, NQF 0031, NQF 0034, NQF 0421, NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0028, NQF 0038, and NQF 0075.
The additional software that Hello Health version 5.0 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes: Medline Connect version 1.0, Oracle MySQL Community edition version 5.0.77 and Surescript Prescription Routing version 4.2.
About Hello Health Inc.
At Hello Health we dare to think differently. We question why electronic medical records cannot only be free but a source of revenue for practices and why EMRs do not engage patients more in their care. We think its time for a technology platform to help doctors regain control of their practices. Hello Health provides a Patient Management solution that integrates an EHR for the practice, a personal health portal for patients, and a suite of online communication tools to connect patients, health information and providers together. All on a single, elegant web-based platform that is revenue generating for practices and empowering for patients. Hello Health is part of Myca Health, Inc. a forward-looking healthcare solutions provider. For more information, please visit hellohealth.com.
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.
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