SHELTON, Connecticut, November 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
International medical technology company, Sectra (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm: SECT B), announces the Sectra RIS, Version 7.0, is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified as an EHR Module.
The testing was conducted 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).
"This certification is important for our North American RIS customers as a way to secure income by qualifying for EHR incentive payments and as protection against the planned reduction in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursements," says Vice President of Research and Development for Sectra, Kevin Collins.
Sectra RIS, Version 7.0's certification number is CC-1112-100053-1 and was certified on November 19, 2012. Sectra RIS meets the following certification criteria: 170.302(a)(c-j)(o-v) and 170.304(c-j). The clinical quality measures to which it has been certified include: NQF 0421, 0013, 0028, 0041, 0024, 0038, 0061, 0031 and 0027. 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.
Sectra RIS, Version 7.0 will be displayed in Booth #7118 at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA 2012).
With more than 20 years in the business, Sectra develops and sells IT systems and services for radiology, women's health, orthopaedics and rheumatology. More than 1,400 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use the systems daily, together performing over 70 million radiology examinations annually. This makes Sectra one of the world-leading companies within systems for handling digital radiology images. Sectra's systems are installed worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.sectra.com