PatientOrderSets.com EntryPoint Software Module Achieves Significant U.S. "Meaningful Use" Certification
PatientOrderSets.com is pleased to announce that its EntryPoint
software module was certified on May 30th, 2012 under ICSA Labs'
ONC-ATCB Electronic Health Record program. The program ensures
EntryPoint is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.
The 2011/2012 EHR Modular(i) ONC-ATCB Certification attests that the
software is capable of supporting health care providers with Stage 1
"Meaningful Use" requirements to qualify for funding under the
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the
National Coordinator (ONC) for Health Information Technology has
designated ICSA Labs, a division of Verizon, as an Authorized Testing
and Certification Body (ATCB) for Electronic Health Records (EHR)
systems that are used to securely share patient information
electronically between physicians, hospitals, and other health care
As an ONC-ATCB authorized lab, ICSA Labs is responsible for testing
and certifying EHR products and solutions to ensure that they meet the
rigorous standards for 'Meaningful Use' the U.S. government mandates
for this class of products.
Dr. Chris O'Connor, President and Founder of PatientOrderSets.com
said, "Obtaining Meaningful Use certification is an important
milestone in our technology roadmap. This certification will allow
U.S. hospitals to access government funding by using the extremely
cost-effective PatientOrderSets.com solution to improve the quality
and safety of patient care, increase institutional efficiency through
better coordination, reduce disparities in quality of care, and ensure
the privacy of safety of patients' personal information."
PatientOrderSets.com provides doctors, nurses, and other health care
professionals with sophisticated, evidence-based medical checklists
that allow them to quickly and easily specify appropriate treatments
for hundreds of medical conditions across all parts of a health care
organization. Implementation of order sets has a proven record of
increasing patient safety while also reducing institutional costs.
PatientOrderSets.com's transformative innovation is used by a
collaborative of more than 180 health care organizations to manage and
store their order sets.
ICSA Labs offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. Its EHR
certification and testing program provides verification that the
certified EHR technology supports "Meaningful Use," and helps health
care organizations protect sensitive and private patient information.
EntryPoint v2 meets the following certification criteria:
-- Computer Physician Order Entry (CPOE)
-- Security and Privacy Procedures
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the
certification criteria include: Microsoft Active Directory, SSL,
PatientOrderSets.com is a transformative health care solution now used
by over 180 health care organizations. PatientOrderSets.com is a
leading provider of comprehensive order set content and implementation
tools to health care organizations. Order sets are detailed,
evidence-based checklists that allow doctors, nurses, and other health
care professionals to quickly and easily specify appropriate
treatments for hundreds of medical conditions in all parts of a health
care organization. Visit
www.patientordersets.com(http://www.patientordersets.com) for more
About ONC 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 U.S. 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.
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. Visit
http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.
(i) This EHR Module is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by
an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria
adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This
certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department
of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive
payments. EntryPoint v2 was certified on May 30th, 2012. CHPL Product