08:28 am September 03, 2015
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT announced Wednesday that two pieces of EHR software have had their certifications revoked, meaning providers can no longer use them to attest to meaningful use.
10:23 am October 23, 2013
As 2013 draws to a close, federal certification bodies are seeing an uptick in EHR vendors applying to be certified under 2014 criteria. But not all companies are finding the process to be a cakewalk, as they grapple with clinical quality measures, interoperability and automated measure calculation for reporting metrics.
12:00 am May 20, 2013
Not all electronic health records are created equal. At least that’s the message ONC officials communicated April 25 when they announced that two EHRs, previously certified under the EHR Incentive Programs, failed to meet industry requirements and have since had their certifications revoked.
10:16 am April 26, 2013
EHRMagic-Ambulatory and EHRMagic-Inpatient, both developed by Santa Fe Springs, Calif.-based EHRMagic, are the first-ever EHRs to have their certifications revoked.
06:46 am September 18, 2012
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has unveiled its second set of draft test procedures to assure that electronic health records can perform functions required in 2014.
08:01 am July 27, 2012
Microsoft announced that it has implemented the safeguards required by HIPAA and HITECH inside Windows Azure Core Services and is offering a HIPAA business associate agreement (BAA) to its enterprise agreement/volume licensing customers and partners in the health industry.
10:41 am December 06, 2011
In what its CEO billed as a development that "could finally drive global usage and adoption" of the technology, drchrono, which makes electronic health records for iPads, received meaningful use certification as an ambulatory EHR this past July.
11:32 am September 09, 2011
In what its CEO bills as a development that "could finally drive global usage and adoption" of the technology, drchrono, which makes electronic health records for iPads, received meaningful use certification as an ambulatory EHR earlier this summer.
09:22 am October 25, 2010
As of Oct. 12, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has verified 40 products, which have been certified by two Approved Testing and Certification Bodies (ATCB) for use under the Medicare and Medicaid electronic health record incentive program.
10:02 am October 07, 2010
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology has launched a website where providers can find products that have been certified for meaningful use.