FT. LEE, N.J., Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MaxMD, a secure information technology company, and an EHNAC accredited HISP was accepted as an approved vendor into the Tennessee Health eShare Direct Project. The Tennessee Health eShare Direct Project promotes the implementation of the Direct Project, which provides a simple way for healthcare professionals to send authenticated, encrypted health information directly to known, trusted recipients over the Internet.
MaxMD was selected on the basis of their Direct messaging functionality and framework. As an accredited HISP, MaxMD clients are eligible to receive incentive payments offered in Tennessee for the use of Direct messaging. MaxMD boasts a full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) for HISP, CA and RA from DirectTrust.org and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC).
"We are very excited to be working with MaxMD's extensive product suite for the Direct Project," said Amanda King, Manager, Direct Project of tnREC. "MaxMD was a natural choice for the Tennessee Health eShare Direct Project, not only because of their HISP accreditation, but also because of their reputation for providing interoperable, easy-to-use products that facilitate patient engagement."
To learn more about MaxMD's Direct messaging solutions and secure product suite, please visit Max.md.
MaxMD's product suite provides secure interoperable communication solutions to the healthcare industry. The product suite was developed to meet the technical standards of HIPAA, HITECH, Privacy by Design and the Direct Protocol. As an active participant in the Direct Project, the MaxMD product offering supports the National eHealth Collaborative Patient Engagement Framework and enables secure care coordination.
The Tennessee Health eShare Direct Project promotes the implementation of the Direct Project for the benefit of providers and patients. The Direct Project provides a simple way for healthcare professionals to send authenticated, encrypted health information directly to known, trusted recipients over the Internet.
About the Office of eHealth
The mission of the Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives (OeHI) is to facilitate improvements in Tennessee's health care quality, safety, transparency, efficiency, and cost effectiveness through statewide adoption and use of electronic health records (EHR) and health information exchange (HIE). OeHI received grant funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to support this Direct Project and other projects to implement secure health information exchange. Through these stimulus funds, ARRA enables Tennessee the opportunity to advance the secure exchange of health information and to expand the adoption and Meaningful Use of EHRs and HIE. For more information, please visit http://www.tn.gov/ehealth/.
(Disclosure: Qsource, a Tennessee-based nonprofit healthcare quality improvement and information technology company, is working with the Tennessee Office of eHealth Initiatives to implement and support Health eShare.)
Press contact information:
Scott Finlay, CEO, MaxMD tel: (201) 963-0005