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Meaningful Use Manager™ is ONC HIT 2014 Certified for All 29 Clinical Quality Measures

Iatric Systems, a comprehensive healthcare IT integration company, today announced that Meaningful Use Manager, VERSION 3.0 with support for Clinical Quality Measures, is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on Nov. 12, 2013, and Dec. 6, 2013, by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

“Iatric Systems is committed to partnering with customers to help them achieve their Meaningful Use goals, and we are very proud to be one of a small number of vendors to have a technology that is 2014 certified for all 29 Clinical Quality Measures,” said Frank Fortner, President of Iatric Systems. “Our customers are very diverse, so we wanted to offer them the flexibility to choose the 16 measures that are best suited for them, so they can more easily attest for Meaningful Use in 2014 and beyond. With our certified Meaningful Use Manager and its Clinical Quality Measures dashboard for hospitals and eligible providers, they can do just that.”

The ONC HIT Certification Program certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology.

“CCHIT congratulates companies successfully achieving EHR technology certification,” said Alisa Ray, executive director, CCHIT. “These companies are now able to make their products available to providers wishing to adopt health IT to demonstrate meaningful use and earn federal incentives.”

Meaningful Use Manager with Clinical Quality Measures VERSION 3.0’s certification numbers are CC-2014-290560-11 and CC-2014-290560-12. ONC HIT certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Meaningful Use Manager with Clinical Quality Measures VERSION 3.0 meets the following certification criteria: 170.314(d)(1) Authentication, Access Control, and Authorization, 170.314(d)(5) Automatic Log-Off, 170.314(d)(6) Emergency Access, 170.314(d)(8) Integrity, 170.314(g)(2) Automated measure calculation, 170.314(g)(4) Quality management system, 170.314(c)(2) Clinical Quality Measures – Incorporate and Calculate, and 170.314(c)(3) Clinical Quality Measures – Electronic Submission.

The additional types of costs that an eligible hospital or critical access hospital would pay to implement Meaningful Use Manager VERSION 3.0 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: MS-SQL licensing if required, data storage, and initial hardware investment.

About Iatric Systems

Iatric Systems helps healthcare providers achieve success by delivering the most comprehensive healthcare IT integration. Our products and services focus on data integration, systems integration, and process integration. This allows providers to leverage existing IT investments to meet the growing demands of Meaningful Use, Health Information Exchange, HIPAA, and other industry requirements. During the past 23 years, Iatric Systems has delivered solutions to more than 1,000 healthcare organizations. For more information, please contact [email protected] or visit www.iatric.com.

About CCHIT

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is authorized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a certification body (ONC-ACB). CCHIT is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a certification body for the ONC HIT Certification Program for electronic health record (EHR) technology and accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) as an Accredited Testing Laboratory (ATL) to test EHRS. More information on CCHIT and its programs is available at http://cchit.org.

About the ONC HIT Certification Program

The ONC HIT Certification Program, provided by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®)” as an Office of the National Coordinator – Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), evaluates EHR technology that has been tested against criteria and standards adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). This certification qualifies EHRs as capable of supporting achievement of meaningful use for the Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs authorized by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). ONC HIT certification conferred by the Certification Commission does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

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