NDoc® Achieves CCHIT Certified® 2011 Status for Long-Term and Post-Acute Care
ThornberryLarry Smeage, 717-283-0980orInterSystemsCatherine Marenghi, 617-225-3179
, a comprehensive home health information systems solution designed, marketed and supported by Thornberry Ltd., was certified on July 25, 2013 as a CCHIT Certified® 2011 Long-Term and Post-Acute Care (LTPAC) Electronic Health Record (EHR) with Home Health add-on by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®). The NDoc solution is based on leading-edge database and connectivity technology from , including the informatics platform for strategic interoperability and analytics.
“We believe CCHIT certification of NDoc EHR for the home care industry is another example of our commitment to customer success. Striving to be the first and the best is not unique to Thornberry, but I believe what sets us apart is our ‘just right’ corporate footprint that enables us to move at the speed of change, often propelling our customers ahead of their competitors,” said Tom Peth, Thornberry’s President and chief executive.
“Thornberry shares our commitment to interoperability certification, because it reduces uncertainty for healthcare providers and helps elevate the quality, security, and safety of care. Thornberry has been an InterSystems partner for many years, and we are delighted to work with Thornberry on interoperable healthcare solutions that provide a solid foundation for connected care,” said Paul Grabscheid, Vice President of Strategic Planning, InterSystems.
NDoc is an end-to-end scheduling, billing and clinical point of care solution for home care and hospice agencies designed to fully automate the everyday tasks of an agency’s operations, supporting every agency’s goal to improve patient outcomes, optimize patient safety, and become a cornerstone for post-acute transitions of care.
NDoc is built on InterSystems Caché, a massively scalable high-performance database; the InterSystems Ensemble platform for rapid integration of connectable applications; as well as the InterSystems HealthShare strategic informatics platform. “It gives our customers peace of mind knowing that NDoc’s native interoperability is based on InterSystems database and integration technology – the world’s most widely used platform in healthcare applications,” Peth noted.
CCHIT uses a comprehensive and complex inspection process based on real-life medical scenarios designed to test EHR products thoroughly and rigorously. These scenarios mirror the complex needs that home care providers encounter. NDoc was thoroughly tested using criteria that inspect functionality, interoperability and security. As a fully CCHIT Certified® 2011 LTPAC EHR, NDoc passed inspection of 100 percent of these criteria including verification of successful use at live customer sites.
Founded in 1992, Thornberry Ltd. is the creator of NDoc® – a complete homecare and hospice management information and electronic medical record solution. NDoc's key elements include clinical documentation and compliance, workflow management, financial management, business intelligence and document management. NDoc is powered by rapid information exchange technology enabling NDoc to become a connectable application and quickly share data with healthcare providers across the continuum. Thornberry's software is a powerful, flexible and comprehensive solution that increases clinicians' efficiency, improves patient outcomes, provides rapid connectivity, and enhances employee morale and agency profitability. For more information on NDoc, visit .
"NDoc®" is a registered trademark of Thornberry Ltd.
InterSystems is a global leader in software for connected care, with headquarters in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and offices in 25 countries. is a strategic platform for healthcare informatics, enabling information exchange and active analytics across a hospital network, community, region or nation. is the world’s most widely used database system in healthcare applications. is a platform for rapid integration and the development of connectable applications. InterSystems’ products are used by thousands of hospitals and laboratories worldwide, including all of the top 15 hospitals on the Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals as rated by . For more information, visit .
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 authorized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a certification body (ONC-ACB). CCHIT is accredited by the (ANSI) as a certification body for the ONC HIT Certification Program for electronic health record (EHR) technology and accredited by the (NVLAP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) to test EHRs. More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at.
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