ATLANTA – Nuesoft announced today that NueMD® EHR Version 11.1, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on February 22, 2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
“As a certified CCHIT ONC-ATCB EHR system we are pleased to continue offering physicians a quality clinical system with the modules and functionality they want,” said Nuesoft CEO Massoud Alibakhsh. “We believe that this certification further validates the NueMD product as being top of its class.”
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 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 is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.
NueMD EHR Version 11.1’s certification number is CC-1112-573530-1. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
NueMD EHR 5.2 and Nuevita™ EHR 5.2 are also certified in CCHIT’s separate and independently developed certification program. NueMD EHR and Nuevita EHR are CCHIT Certified® Ambulatory 2007, Nuesoft has certified its EHR technology in both programs to provide greater assurance to its customers.
About Nuesoft Technologies, Inc.
Established in 1993, Nuesoft Technologies was one of the first companies to pioneer software as a service (SaaS) and has the datacenter facilities to support secure and HIPAA-compliant application hosting. Nuesoft provides medical billing services, practice management software, medical billing software, and electronic health records to physicians and university health centers. The company has an established U.S. customer base of more than 15,000 users in all 50 states, and, as an independent clearinghouse, processes 3.5 million claims transactions per year. For more information about Nuesoft, visit http://www.nuesoft.com or call 800.401.7422.
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 approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.
About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
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