VALDOSTA, Ga., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ClientTell's Reminder Manager, Version 220.127.116.11 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures that are required for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Reminder Manager was certified on October 27, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
"By achieving this certification, we believe it prepares our customers to successfully attest for and further complete Meaningful Use objectives," said Pat Sullivan, president and CEO, ClientTell. "We remain committed to helping our clients improve their patient engagement strategies and we believe this certification is just one more way we can assist them."
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. ONC HIT 2014 Edition Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 Meaningful Use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.
ClientTell Reminder Manager's certification number is 140314R00. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
ClientTell's Reminder Manager 18.104.22.168 meets the following certification criteria:
170.314(a)(14) – Patient List Creation
170.314(g)(2) – Automated Measure Calculation
170.314(g)(4) – Quality Management System
The additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement Reminder Manager's capabilities in order to attempt to meet Meaningful Use objectives and measures may include an initial implementation fee and subsequent monthly service fees.
ClientTell, Inc. is a leading provider of cloud-based notifications and patient messaging solutions. Utilizing a web-native communication platform, the hosted offering provides unrivaled performance and reliability delivering notifications through phone, email, text and smartphone apps. ClientTell has earned its referral-based success through quality service and outstanding customer support. Over 55,000 providers rely on ClientTell for delivering appointment reminders, pre and post encounter information, past due balance notices and preventative care alerts. ClientTell pioneered the hosted model of patient messaging, an approach that has been widely adopted by the industry. For more information, please visit www.clienttell.net or call (877) 244-9178.
About ONC Certification
The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and certifies that HIT 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.
SOURCE ClientTell, Inc.