CLEVELAND – Oct. 14, 2013 – To receive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) incentive payments, eligible healthcare organizations that met Stage 1 can begin attesting to Meaningful Use Stage 2 requirements starting on October 1, 2013 for hospitals and January 1, 2014 for physicians. OnBase 12 and 13, EHR modules developed by Hyland Software, Inc., is ONC 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified for use by both hospitals and eligible providers by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Hyland’s R4 ACERT Perinatal Reporting System 4.0 has also been certified in the same program as an EHR module for use by hospitals. These certifications do not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
“Choosing certified technology, such as OnBase and the R4 Perinatal Reporting and Image Management solution for Maternal Fetal Medicine, will help healthcare providers reach meaningful use goals, secure and complete patient records and provide better care,” said Lorna Green, RN, BSN, senior healthcare informaticist at Hyland Software. “We believe the certification of our R4 Perinatal Reporting System confirms the solution’s effectiveness and the benefit of including ultrasound images/video and associated clinical reports within the medical record.”
The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, which are required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under ARRA.
“CCHIT congratulates companies, for successfully achieving EHR technology certification,” said Alisa Ray, executive director, CCHIT. “
The certification criteria to which OnBase 12 and 13 and the R4 ACERT Perinatal Reporting System 4.0 for eligible provider and hospitals have been certified include:
(d)(1) Authentication, access control, and authorization
(d)(5) Automatic Log off
(d)(6) Emergency Access
(g)(4) Quality Management System
The additional software OnBase 12 & 13 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:
FlyingBit Hash Calculator, 188.8.131.52;
The additional software R4 ACERT relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:
Febooti, Febooti fileTweak Hash & CRC, 3.5;
TrueCrypt, TrueCrypt, 7.1a
OnBase certification numbers are as follows: OnBase 12 and 13 CC-2014-100080-1 CC-2014-100080-2 and the certification number for R4 ACERT is CC-2014-100080-3. 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.
For more information about why more than 5,000 healthcare facilities use OnBase, visit Hyland.com/Healthcare.
About Hyland Software
For over 20 years, Hyland Software has helped our more than 11,800 lifetime customers by providing real-world solutions to everyday business challenges. That dedication is why Hyland realizes double-digit growth, and why 98 percent of our customer base continues to renew its annual maintenance. Our customers see the ongoing value of partnering with Hyland and continue to work with us year after year.
OnBase enables healthcare organizations to provide better patient care by providing instant access to clinical and financial content normally outside of core IT applications. Every day, more than 1,600 healthcare organizations use OnBase to complete patient records, eliminate reimbursement delays and enhance business processes. Tailored for departments and comprehensive for the enterprise, OnBase is designed to grow with an organization, whether it chooses an on-premise or cloud deployment. For more information about Hyland Software’s ECM solutions for healthcare, please visit Hyland.com/Healthcare.
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.