Streamline Health Announces General Availability of AccessAnyWare® v5.1 and Meaningful Use Certification of AccessAnyWare v1.9

Both Versions Now Have Two Modular Inpatient Meaningful Use Certifications

CINCINNATI, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Streamline Health Solutions, Inc. (NasdaqCM: STRM), a leading provider of enterprise document management and revenue cycle solutions for healthcare organizations, today announced two major developments for its AccessAnyWare document management solution. The company made generally available its newly architected version, AccessAnyWare v5.1. It also announced that AccessAnyWare v1.9 received the federal government's "meaningful use" stamp of approval by earning modular inpatient EHR certification for the following requirements: 170.302 O‐V and 170.306 E, H.

AccessAnyWare v5.1 is built on the company's new modular STRM 5 Platform architecture and features a newly redesigned intuitive user interface for quick and easy navigation, native workflow systems to optimize speed and configurability, embedded quality monitoring functionality to minimize user errors, and dynamic graphical dashboards for increased visibility of projects. Using the latest technology and object oriented programming, AccessAnyWare is intelligently integrated with other healthcare information technology systems and additional components can be easily deployed. AccessAnyWare v5.1 achieved modular inpatient EHR certification for the same requirements in August 2011.

AccessAnyWare v1.9 has met certification criteria for foundational security requirements, as well as providing patients with an electronic copy of their discharge instructions and recording advance directives.  The designation officially deems the electronic health record (EHR) software capable of enabling providers to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program, the EHR software is 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. 

"The new user interface and functionality within AccessAnyWare v5.1 bring this product to a completely new level for our clients," said Robert E. Watson, president and chief executive officer of Streamline Health. "In addition, achieving Meaningful Use requirements for our v1.9 version assists our clients who are currently on that version with obtaining federal stimulus monies. These are two important milestones as we continually look for new ways to assist our clients with Meaningful Use and to optimize the performance of our products."

Drummond Group's ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology--a key component of the federal government's push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

This EHR Module is 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. Streamline Health, December 8, 2011, AccessAnyWare v1.9, Certification ID number 12082011‐1353‐6.

About Streamline Health

Streamline Health provides leading-edge technology solutions that help healthcare provider organizations improve the quality of patient care, reduce operating expense, and optimize revenue. Our Software as a Service solutions simplify and facilitate improved patient access, transition paper-based content to electronic records, and provide increased transparency to key financial metrics. For more information please visit our website at

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

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