ANNAPOLIS, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Networking Technology Inc. (NTI) announced today that RxNT eHr v. 7.0 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR Module on Tuesday, October 12, 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).
“NTI is proud to offer new and existing clients an efficient, inexpensive method for providers to achieve the first stage of meaningful use,” states Randy Boldyga, President/CEO of NTI.
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. Companies offering ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certified EHR modules may return to test additional criteria and certify their products as Complete EHRs later. Companies certifying products early in the ONC-ATCB certification process must quickly adapt their products to meet the evolving nature of the NIST test procedures, particularly for electronic prescribing. ONC-ATCB product certification updates will be available at http://www.cchit.org as they occur.
“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.
NTI’s RxNT eHr certification number is CC-1112-558940-1. 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.
RxNT eHr v 7.0, meets the following certification criteria:
|Body Mass Index|
|Incorporate Lab Results|
|Public Health Surveillance|
|Encryption when Exchanging Electronic Health Information|
|Electronic Copy of Health Information|
|Exchange Clinical Information and Patient Summary Record|
The additional software RxNT eHr relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:
NTI’s RxNT eRx v 6.1.4 is also certified in CCHIT’s separate and independently developed certification program. NTI’s RxNT eRx v6.1.4 is a CCHIT Certified® 2011 for ePrescribing. NTI has certified its technology in both programs to provide greater assurance to its customers.
About Networking Technology, Inc.
Networking Technology, Inc. (NTI) is a national electronic healthcare technology provider located in Annapolis, Maryland. Our high-caliber products reinforce patient safety by reducing error, drug incompatibility issues, and illegibility. NTI can be found at www.rxnt.com or for more information please call us toll free at 800-943-RXNT.
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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