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Avreo interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory Achieves ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

Tue, 08/21/2012 - 11:52am
The Associated Press

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 21, 2012--Avreo interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory has achieved 2011/2012 COMPLETE* EHR ONC-ATCB Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting providers with Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory was certified on August 14, 2012 under ICSA Labs’ ONC-ATCB Electronic Health Record program and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

“With this certification, Avreo now offers truly unified RIS, PACS, and EHR functionality within a single database, single application solution, which supports the unique Meaningful Use workflow needs within radiology,” states Jonah Still, Avreo CTO. “This approach allows Imaging Center customers to implement meaningful use workflow that fits their organization within one streamlined system. We felt it was important to achieve this certification though our own software. The only additional software, besides Avreo Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory, relied upon to comply is the publicly accessible website MedlinePlus Connect.” ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. Its electronic health record certification and testing program provides verification that the certified EHR technology supports meaningful use, as well as helps health care organizations protect sensitive and private patient information.

interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory Version 7 meets all general, privacy and security, and ambulatory certification criteria . In addition to the required Core and Alternate Clinical Quality Measures, interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory Version 7 also supports the following discretionary Clinical Quality Measures: NQF 0043 Pneumonia Vaccination NQF 0031 Breast Cancer Screening NQF 0034 Colorectal Cancer Screening NQF 0027 Tobacco Use Cessation NQF 0018 Controlling High Blood Pressure NQF 0032 Cervical Cancer Screening Only the MedlinePlus Connect public web site is required in addition to the interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory to comply with the certification criteria.

About Avreo Avreo, founded in 1997, is a leading provider of RIS/PACS solutions. Avreo interWORKS is a complete Radiology Workflow Solution that manages every aspect of your workflow, then unites these results within the larger electronic health record. interWORKS combines services from traditionally separate RIS, PACS, EHR, Dictation, Transcription, and Results Distribution systems into a single streamlined system. Whether your healthcare organization is an imaging center, hospital, radiology practice, multi-specialty group, or orthopedic group, Avreo interWORKS offers a solution to support the workflow needs of your busy practice. Avreo is a privately held company based in Charleston, SC. Avreo offers our solutions on an operational (fee/exam) or capital acquisition payment model. For more information, visit www.avreo.com or call 1-800-844-9926.

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 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 and for more information.

* This Complete EHR 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. interWORKS Meaningful Use Module for Ambulatory was certified on August 14, 2012. CHPL Product Number: 120032R00

CONTACT: Avreo, Inc.

Alison McKee, 843-619-1715 amckee@avreo.com or ICSA Labs John Columbus, 908-559-5993 john.columbus@verizon.com KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA SOUTH CAROLINA INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE PRACTICE MANAGEMENT HEALTH HOSPITALS MEDICAL DEVICES RADIOLOGY OTHER HEALTH SOURCE: Avreo, Inc. Copyright Business Wire 2012 PUB: 08/21/2012 11:52 AM/DISC: 08/21/2012 11:52 AM http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20120821006170/

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