SAN DIEGO, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CliniComp, Intl., a global provider of hospital-wide clinical documentation systems and Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions, Essentris® solution has received the 2014 Edition Inpatient Modular EHR ONC Health IT Certification. This milestone designates that CliniComp's Essentris software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required for hospitals to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). CliniComp's Essentris v213.01 was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) in accordance with the certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
"We are extremely pleased that this accreditation will help our customers demonstrate Meaningful Use, so that they can continue to offer high-quality patient care while maintaining regulatory compliance," said Chris Haudenschild, chairman and CEO of CliniComp. "As Meaningful Use evolves, we will continue to innovate, which we believe will allow providers to meet and exceed ongoing government regulations."
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.
CliniComp's Essentris Stage 2 certified Inpatient Modular EHR version 213.01 advances on Stage 1 criteria to include additional requirements in clinical, care coordination, privacy and security, patient engagement, public health, and utilization to include:
- Clinical Decision Support;
- Transitions of care – receive, display, and incorporate; create and transmit;
- Clinical information reconciliation;
- Incorporate laboratory tests and values/results;
- Data portability;
- View, download and transmit to 3rd party;
- Vital signs, BMI and growth charts;
- Electronic notes;
- Family health history;
- Patient-specific education resources;
- Electronic medication administration record;
- Immunization information;
- Authentication, access control and authorization;
- Audit reports, auditable events and tamper resistance;
- Automated numerator recording and automated measure calculation;
- Safety-enhanced design and quality management system.
About CliniComp, Intl.
CliniComp, Intl., (CCI), is a global provider of hospital-wide clinical documentation systems and electronic medical record (EMR) software and solutions for commercial and federal healthcare facilities worldwide, including both the Department of Defense and Veterans Affairs hospitals. As a leading healthcare integration technology provider since 1983, CCI provides uncompromised performance and adaptability to change, while improving the efficiency and safety of healthcare providers' highest-acuity workflows. With virtually no downtime for three decades, the CCI Essentris® complete inpatient EMR offers industry- leading reliability for acute, critical, emergency and perinatal care while supporting all classes of devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones. These patient-centric, cost-effective and trustworthy system architecture benefits extend throughout a healthcare system, effectively providing an integrated health record that seamlessly works across disparate sites. Certified for Meaningful Use, CliniComp supports customers 24/7 in seven countries, across three continents. For more information, visit www.clinicomp.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/clinicompintl.
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.
 Stage 1 Meaningful Use - CliniComp Essentris version 213.00 is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified a Modular EHR by SLI Global Solutions 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 or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
 Stage 2 Meaningful Use - Essentris® v213.01 EHR Module 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. There are no additional types of costs incurred to users of this certified product to implement functionalities supporting Meaningful Use. Essentris® v.213.01 was certified on November 13, 2013. CHPL Product Number: 130095R00.
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