HealthPort Unveils New Release of Its Meaningful Use EHR Certified Module, eSmartlog

ALPHARETTA, Ga.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- HealthPort, the industry authority on the HIPAA-compliant exchange of protected health information through release of information services and audit management technology, today announced key enhancements to its meaningful use (MU) certified EHR module, eSmartlog*, for both inpatient and ambulatory use.

As HealthPort experiences an increase in customer meaningful use participation, the Company anticipates that in the next two years, meaningful use will be the largest force driving change in release of information services, HealthPort’s core-competency. Now available for customer use, the new release of eSmartlog equips HealthPort with the technological breadth to meet the security requirements of meaningful use, and to monitor, tally, and report the results for the release of information requirement of responding to patient requests for medical records in an electronic format within three business days.

“We have made a major investment in ensuring that our products and services support the meaningful use goals of our customers and we take pride in the fact that healthcare providers can leverage our software to not only make significant care improvements but to also achieve meaningful use and qualify for incentive funds under ARRA,” said Gene Guertin, Chief Information Officer, HealthPort. “Although our release of information module eSmartlog already included the components needed to assist our customers with meeting the release of information specific meaningful use criteria, the backing of our certification as an EHR module and recent enhancements to refine the process for customer meaningful use requests, provides our customers with peace of mind that we are a trusted partner in their quest to meet ARRA requirements.”

*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.

HealthPort eSmartlog, 08/11/2011, Version 1.1, 08112011‐1318‐8 (inpatient), 08112011‐1317‐8 (ambulatory), 7zip.

About HealthPort

HealthPort ensures the compliant exchange of protected health information (PHI) through release of information services (HealthPort ROI) and comprehensive audit management technology (HealthPort AudaPro). Whether utilizing a paper, electronic or hybrid record, over 10,000 hospitals, health systems, group practices and clinics fully outsource or partner with us to manage their release of information process to reduce risk of breaches, improve productivity and enhance patient satisfaction. In addition, with our integrated audit management and release of information solutions, the facilities we serve protect revenue; automate, manage and track the entire audit process; expedite delivery of requests; and eliminate technical denials. For more information, visit www.healthport.com or call 800-737-2585.



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