Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2010 7:11 am Post subject: MDCare EMR / PMS from Vision Infonet Inc RECEIVES ONC-ATCB
Vision Infonet Inc announced today that MDCare EMR, Version 4.2 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR Module on 10/1/2010 in accordance with the applicable ELIGIBLE PROVIDER certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of HHS.
Napeville, IL, October 06, 2010 -- Vision Infonet Inc ( http://www.vinfonet.com ) announced today that MDCare EMR, Version 4.2 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR Module on 10/1/2010 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).
"We believe this certification validates that MDCare EMR is the leading EHR software. The eligible providers by using MDCare EMR/PMS technology as part of their criteria to qualify for Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) incentive payments to receive $44,000 to $63,750 in federal stimulus dollars by becoming "meaningful users" of EHR Systems.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009 is giving millions of dollars to practise under the HITECH Act that promotes the use and adaption of integrated Electronic Medical Record and Practice Management System.
Starting in 2011, eligible professionals can qualify for government stimulus funds by demonstrating "meaningful use" of certified EHR technology."
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 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. Companies offering ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certified EHR modules may return to test additional criteria and certify their products as Complete EHRs later. Companies certifying products early in the ONC-ATCB certification process must quickly adapt their products to meet the evolving nature of the NIST test procedures, particularly for electronic prescribing. ONC-ATCB product certification updates will be available at http://www.cchit.org as they occur.
"CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives," said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.
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.
MDCare EMR/PMS ( http://www.mdcareplus.com ) solution is easily accessible from anytime and anywhere cloud application. MDCARE is a proven solution for front office, administrative, clinical, as well as revenue cycle management. "As a result of the investment made in creating an efficient and robust product, we can offer an integrated certified Electronic Health Record and Practice Management System that adapts to the provider’s practice with customization as our key feature."
MDCARE is a powerful integrated EMR/PM system providing the perfect combination of EHR and Practice Management. From scheduling to billing and point-of-care to reporting, MDCARE optimizes your practice efficiency and patient care, and streamlines patient encounters and the billing processes.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). 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 More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.
About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification:
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more - but not all - of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (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.
"CCHIT®" and "CCHIT Certified®" are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.
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