BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SuccessEHS, a nationally recognized, streamlined practice management and electronic health record (EHR / EMR) vendor, was selected as a preferred EHR provider by the Center for Information Technology Implementation Assistance for South Carolina (CITIA-SC).
"We are very pleased to work with SuccessEHS, as well as others in the small group of certified vendors on CITIA-SC's featured vendor list, to bring the best available EHR systems to CITIA-SC customers, with discount pricing and most favorable terms," said Dr. Todd Thornburg, Senior Program Manager of CITIA-SC.
South Carolina's Regional Extension Center (REC), CITIA-SC helps primary care practices in South Carolina select and implement EHR systems and train staff to achieve optimal use of the systems. SuccessEHS partners with RECs like CITIA-SC, providing tools, training and additional support services designed to enhance their clients' performance with respect to Meaningful Use. Through this program, SuccessEHS helps REC clients maximize success in optimizing EHR and receiving incentive dollars. Health care providers also benefit from programs offered by SuccessEHS designed to monitor progress towards achieving Meaningful Use.
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-ACTB 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 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.
CITIA-SC offers a wide range of valuable consulting services to its South Carolina–based customers, including assessing EHR and systems needs, selecting an EHR product, managing system implementation, and implementing workflow changes that improve clinical performance and efficiency. The program is also designed to support those practices that have already implemented an EHR but could use support in understanding and achieving meaningful use benchmarks. CITIA-SC is funded in part by a federal grant and enabled through a collaborative which includes Health Sciences South Carolina, the South Carolina Office of Rural Health, the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association, the Carolinas Center for Medical Excellence, the South Carolina Area Health Education Consortium, the Lakelands Rural Health Network, Clemson University and the South Carolina Technical College System. For more information, visit www.CITIASC.org.