Release of Hyland Software's OnBase 12 Comes with Extension of Meaningful Use Certification

The Drummond Group verifies that the newly released OnBase 12 securely stores information and integrates with existing IT systems, creating more complete patient records

CLEVELAND, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OnBase 12, the latest version of Hyland Software's enterprise content management (ECM) solution, earned the federal government's Stage One Meaningful Use certification as an electronic health record (EHR) Module by passing the criteria for inpatient and ambulatory settings. This certification confirms that OnBase can securely maintain information and integrate with other systems to share critical information along the patient record continuum. More than 1,400 healthcare providers are currently using OnBase to create more complete patient records, which are crucial to helping providers learn more about their patients, make better decisions and reduce expenditures.

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"OnBase has been leveraged as a component of the EHR for years, partly because of its ability to capture and manage content like digital photos and clinical device output like EKG results that are found outside of an electronic medical record (EMR)," said Dan West, healthcare solutions manager for Hyland Software. "OnBase 12 not only continues to meet Meaningful Use criteria, it helps improve patient care by creating complete patient records."

Many healthcare organizations consider ECM because of the clear benefits on the clinical care side, but for organizations that choose OnBase, clinical use is just one piece of OnBase's potential. These organizations see the value of improving patient care by using ECM to connect clinical, revenue cycle and administrative departments. While an ECM solution might begin being used for clinical purposes, it must also be able to expand to include patient financial services, where it can augment billing systems with automated workflows and integration capabilities.

For information about why more than 1,400 healthcare organizations have chosen OnBase, visit Hyland.com/healthcare.

These EHR Modules are 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by Drummond Group, an ONC-ATCB approved to certify any complete or modular EHR both ambulatory and inpatient, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. Hyland Software, June 14, 2012, OnBase 12.0, certification ID numbers 06142012-1386-6 (inpatient) and 06142012-1385-6 (ambulatory).

About Hyland Software
For more than 20 years, Hyland Software has been dedicated to meeting organizations' needs for document and process management with OnBase, an enterprise content management (ECM) software suite. As OnBase has evolved through consistent product innovation, it remains focused on automating business processes that depend on documents, content and people to operate more effectively.

OnBase enables healthcare organizations to provide better patient care by providing instant access to clinical and financial content normally outside of core IT applications. Every day, more than 1,400 healthcare organizations use OnBase to complete patient records, eliminate reimbursement delays and enhance business processes. Tailored for departments and comprehensive for the enterprise, OnBase is designed to grow with an organization, whether it chooses an on-premises or software as a service (SaaS) model. For more information about Hyland Software's ECM solutions for healthcare, please visit Hyland.com/healthcare.

About Drummond Group
Drummond Group Inc., the trusted software test lab, provides effective and efficient electronic health record (EHR) testing to healthcare information technology vendors and hospitals. As an Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), Drummond Group works closely with healthcare software vendors and hospitals to certify EHRs that are looking to qualify for incentive funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Drummond Group is approved to certify both complete and modular EHR for both ambulatory and inpatient.  Leveraging more than a decade's worth of interoperability, conformance testing and certification experience in multiple industries, Drummond Group delivers what's needed in healthcare: highly reliable and readily affordable software testing services. For more information, go to www.drummondgroup.com.

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