ICSA Labs Invites EHR Technology Developers to Participate in Pilot Tests for 2014 Edition Certification Criteria

MECHANICSBURG, Pa., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, is calling for qualified Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology developers of both Complete EHRs and EHR Modules to participate in a pilot program for the new 2014 Edition certification criteria.

The pilot tests are designed to evaluate the testing time, logistics and appropriate test methodologies of each criterion, and will allow participants the opportunity to preview new testing methodologies and test tools and provide critical feedback to help both ICSA Labs and the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) drive improvement into the new test procedures required for Stage 2 meaningful use certification of their EHR technology.

WHAT & WHEN:                 

November 6 - Pilot test application window opens

November 19 – Pilot test applications due

Qualified applicants should submit interest to             

Michelle Knighton, health care testing manager, at 

[email protected]

Background:  ICSA Labs offers testing and certification programs that evaluate EHR technology based on ONC-approved test requirements.  ICSA Labs is an Accredited Health IT Test Lab and an ONC-Authorized Certification Body.  Prior to this, ICSA Labs has been operating as a Stage 1 ONC-Authorized Testing and Certification Body.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world's top security vendors.  ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

SOURCE Verizon