TEMECULA, Calif., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raintree Systems, Inc. announced today that Raintree Systems, Version: 10, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on June 16, 2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable 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).
"We believe this further affirms our position in the market as a leading provider of EHR solutions that empower providers to adapt their patient care and practice management software to the unique ways they choose to operate without compromise. The flexibility and configurability of Raintree 10, along with this assurance this certification uniquely differentiates Raintree Systems," said Terrence D. Sims, Chief Operating Officer, Raintree Systems, Inc.
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.
Raintree Systems, Version: 10's certification number is CC-1112-663800-1. 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.
Additional software Raintree Systems, Version: 10 relied upon to demonstrate compliance: DrFirst
Additional information about the certification is available at: http://www.cchit.org/products/2011-2012/arrafinalruleeligibleprovider/3141
About Raintree Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1983, Raintree Systems, Inc., a privately-held corporation, is a provider of integrated patient registration, scheduling, electronic medical records, E-Prescribing, billing/collections and management reporting within a single application; empowering organizations to improve client/patient care, streamline workflows and enhance profitability. Raintree has a proven track record of success and customer satisfaction in Physical Rehabilitation, Surgery, Behavioral Health, Long-Term Pediatric Rehabilitation, Chiropractic, Oncology, and Billing Service industries, with more than 2,000 implementations and 14,000 concurrent licensed users deployed throughout more than 50 specialties. Our customer base includes commercial, non-profit and government agencies across the US and Canada. For more information about Raintree Systems, visit www.raintreeinc.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.
Terrence D. Sims, COO
SOURCE Raintree Systems, Inc.