PASADENA, Calif., Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Clinical System's Patient Chart Manager, Version 6.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Patient Chart Manager, Version 6.0 was certified on July 20, 2015 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).
"We believe that flexibility and ease-of-use is the key to providing a customer-centered EHR Solution," said Barry Ardelan, president & CEO of Prime Clinical Systems. "Though achieving this ONC HIT certification while maintaining our strict usability guidelines has been a challenge, we are certain that our users will benefit from a smooth transition through Stage 2 requirements to successfully demonstrate Meaningful Use. For more than 30 years Prime Clinical Systems has been dedicated to providing leading edge solutions, based upon physician and industry input, and we are very excited to be moving forward with the new Stage 2 Version 6.0 Certification."
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.
Patient Chart Manager, Version 6.0's certification number is 150096R00 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.
The clinical quality measures to which Patient Chart Manager, Version 6.0 has been certified include:
CQM 69: Body Mass Index (BMI) Screening and Follow-Up
CQM 122: Diabetes > Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control
CQM 126: Use of Appropriate Medication for Asthma
CQM 134: Diabetes > Urine Protein Screening
CQM 146: Appropriate Testing for Children with Pharyngitis
CQM 156: Use of High-Risk Medications in the Elderly
CQM 163: Diabetes > Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) Management
CQM 165: Controlling High Blood Pressure
CQM 166: Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include:
The additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement this Complete EHR's capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: Training and licensing fees, monthly maintenance or subscription charges, Interface development and integration fees and internet costs. Organizations may or may not incur other additional fees to support their use of EHR Technology.
About PRIME CLINICAL SYSTEMS
Since 1983, Prime Clinical Systems has helped more than 10,000 physicians across the country upgrade their patient and practice data management systems. Their Electronic Health Records and Practice Management solutions offer a variety of features that are unrivaled in scope and ease of use and their experience ensures installation and training will be a smooth, easy process. Prime Clinical has software solutions to service a wide range of specialty practices and billing services with competitive pricing options and customization flexibility. For more information, please visit www.primeclinical.com or call 877-444-1156.
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.
Prime Clinical Systems
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