WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug 05, 2013 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- eClinicalWorks announced today that the eClinicalWorks V10 system is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as a Complete EHR on July 24, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT(R)), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable Eligible Provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
The ONC HIT Certification Program certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more - but not all - of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology.
"CCHIT congratulates companies successfully achieving EHR technology certification," said Alisa Ray, executive director, CCHIT. "These companies are now able to make their products available to providers wishing to adopt health IT to demonstrate meaningful use and earn Stage 1 or Stage 2 incentives."
eClinicalWorks V10's certification number is CC-2014-955447-1. ONC HIT certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
eClinicalWorks V10 meets the Complete EHR certification criteria as an integrated bundle of EHR modular products. The products which make up the Complete EHR include: eClinicalWorks V10.
The clinical quality measures to which eClinicalWorks has been certified includes CMS2v2, CMS50v1, CMS68v2, CMS69v1, CMS90v2, CMS138v1, CMS156v1, CMS165v1 and CMS166v2. The additional software eClinicalWorks relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes: Healthwise, Incorporated, Healthwise Patient Education EMR Module, 9.7.
The additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement eClinicalWorks V10 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include those associated with a third-party partner, Healthwise, that provides patient-specific education.
eClinicalWorks(R) is a privately-held leader in ambulatory healthcare IT solutions. With more than 236,000 providers and 472,000 healthcare professionals across all 50 states using its solutions, customers include ACOs, physician practices, out-patient departments of hospitals, health centers, departments of health and convenient care clinics. Eight eClinicalWorks customers have received the prestigious HIMSS Davies Awards during the past five years, honoring excellence in electronic health record implementation. The company is the second largest vendor in the country for e-prescribing. Based in Westborough, Mass., eClinicalWorks has additional offices in New York City, Chicago, California and Georgia.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT(R)) 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 American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a certification body for the ONC HIT Certification Program for electronic health record (EHR) technology and accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) to test EHRs. More information on CCHIT and its programs is available at http://cchit.org.
About the ONC HIT Certification Program
The ONC HIT Certification Program, provided by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT(R))" as an Office of the National Coordinator - Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), evaluates EHR technology that has been tested against criteria and standards adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification qualifies EHRs as capable of supporting achievement of meaningful use for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). ONC HIT certification conferred by the Certification Commission does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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