Alabama REC Selects SuccessEHS as Preferred Vendor

Mar 08, 2011, 08:00 ET from SuccessEHS

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessEHS, a nationally recognized, streamlined practice management and electronic health record (EHR / EMR) software vendor, was selected by the Alabama Regional Extension Center (REC) as a preferred EHR provider in accordance with government health care initiatives.

"As an Alabama-based vendor, SuccessEHS embraces the opportunity to serve the providers of Alabama in partnership with the ALREC," said Tina Graham, COO at SuccessEHS. "We strive to provide an EHR solution that will advance quality of care for patients in Alabama."

Regional Extension Centers like the Alabama REC are endowed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC); grants received help health care providers adopt an EHR and facilitate a practice's alignment with Meaningful Use criteria. The REC program aims to provide outreach and assistance to 100,000 physicians, and has already helped guide an estimated 35,000 physicians through the process of selecting an EHR.

SuccessEHS has been serving Alabama providers for more than 15 years and now serves nearly 120 Alabama-based clients in approximately 170 locations, including more than 800 providers and more than 2,700 users.

SuccessEHS is one of very few vendors boasting a depth of certification which encompasses the achievement of qualified vendor status through CMS for the Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) in 2011 and certification by an ONC-ATCB for Meaningful Use Stage One as a Complete EHR (SuccessEHS 6.0), in addition to being an unconditionally CCHIT Certified® 2011 Ambulatory EHR (SuccessEHS 6.0) with a 5-star usability rating.  SuccessEHS benefits organizations like the Alabama REC by supplying tools, training and additional support services that enhance their clients' success.

About SuccessEHS

SuccessEHS is a nationally acclaimed vendor providing a single solution Practice Management and Electronic Health Record. Founded in 1995, SuccessEHS established itself as a leader in the emerging practice management applications market by delivering an innovative blend of clinical, operational and financial software paired with a suite of specialized integrated success services.  SuccessEHS, entirely in-house developed and supported, has achieved multiple certifications from CCHIT.

SuccessEHS's SuccessEHS 6.0 is a CCHIT Certified ® 2011 Ambulatory EHR, and additionally certified for Child Health, with a 5-star usability rating; this product received certification as a Complete EHR on September 30, 2010. The clinical quality measures certified include: NQF 0421, NQF 0013, NQF 0028, NQF 0041, NQF 0024, NQF 0038, NQF 0043, NQF 0031, and NQF 0034. The additional software used in testing includes Multum, SuccessEHS Patient Portal, ExitCare Patient Education, and Oracle.

This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and is certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for Eligible Providers adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification neither represents an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor guarantees the receipt of incentive payments.