MedicsDocAssistant™ EHR Achieves 2014 Edition Complete Health IT Certification from ICSA Labs

PARAMUS, N.J., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MedicsDocAssistant Version 7.0 from Advanced Data Systems (ADS) has achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  MedicsDocAssistant Version 7 was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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"We are extremely proud that our MedicsDocAssistant has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 2 compliance as a complete EHR," said David Barzillai, President of ADS. "This accomplishment reconfirms our commitment to provide our clients with the tools to take advantage of Stage 2 incentives for certified EHR use.  We look forward to working with our family of MedicsDocAssistant clients as we move towards Stage 2 and beyond, and with keeping our Medics product line on the forefront of clients' needs in an evolving era of healthcare IT."

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification.  2014 Edition ONC Health IT Certification is awarded to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals with Stage 2 meaningful use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.

About Advanced Data Systems

Advanced Data Systems (ADS) is a leading provider of automation solutions since 1977 to medical practices of virtually every size and specialty, to imaging centers, behavioral health facilities, and to revenue cycle management companies. The Medics Suite from ADS includes the MedicsDocAssistant EHR, MedicsPremier™ and MedicsElite™ for comprehensive PM, and MedicsRIS™ for radiology.  The Medics Suite is integrated as a unified solution or can be made available separately per the needs of the practice.  Systems from ADS can be utilized in Cloud / ASP or Client Server formats.  ADS provides quick Implementation, comprehensive Training and excellent ongoing Support with Updates such as Stage 2 MU and ICD-10.  Thousands of providers rely on automation solutions from ADS. 

About ONC Certification

The ONC Certified HIT Technology program tests and certifies that Health IT technology is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world's top security vendors.  ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

* This Complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB 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. MedicsDocAssistant Version 7.0 was certified on September 19, 2013.  CHPL Product Number: 130070R00. Additional fees include a one-time implementation fee and yearly maintenance charges. The annual charges will cover for any support required in the usage of the system and any upgrades provided to the system.

Media Contacts
Advanced Data Systems Corp. 
Marc E. Klar
800-899-4237, Ext. 2061
marc.klar@adsc.com

ICSA Labs
Carlos Arcila
908-559-8031
carlos.arcila@verizon.com     

SOURCE Advanced Data Systems



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