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Practice Fusion Receives ONC-ACB Certification from the Drummond Group

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Practice Fusion's EHR Version 3.0 has been certified as a 2014 Complete EHR by the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records (EHR) Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. Practice Fusion's EHR Version 3.0 is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

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"In October 2013, we committed to guaranteeing that our EHR would be certified as a 2014 Complete EHR by the end of 2013.  Today, we are delighted to announce that Practice Fusion's EHR Version 3.0 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as a Complete EHR on December 19, 2013," said Ryan Howard, CEO and founder of Practice Fusion.

Drummond Group's ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology – a key component of the federal government's push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

"Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience," says Rik Drummond, CEO of the Drummond Group Inc. "We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry."

Practice Fusion's EHR Version 3.0, which met the requirements for the 2014 Complete EHR certification, is a free, EHR system used by 100,000 monthly active users serving 80 million patients across the country.

Practice Fusion EHR Version 3.0 – 2014 Edition

Practice Fusion's EHR Version 3.0 Complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department 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. Practice Fusion does not require any fees for the use of this certified product. An optional advertisement-free version, which is not required to meaningfully use this certified product, is available to users for a nominal fee.

Vendor Name: Practice Fusion, Inc.
Product Version: Practice Fusion EHR Version 3.0
Date Certified: December 19, 2013
Drummond Group Inc. Certification Number: 12192013‐2260‐1
Tested and Certified Modules: 170.314(a)(1‐15); 170.314(b)(1‐5, 7); 170.314(c)(1‐3); 170.314(d)(1‐8); 170.314(e)(1‐3); 170.314(f)(1‐3); 170.314(g)(2‐4)
Tested and Certified Clinical Quality Measures: CMS002v3; CMS050v2; CMS068v3; CMS069v2; CMS090v3; CMS122v2; CMS123v2; CMS130v2; CMS131v2; CMS138v2; CMS156v2; CMS165v2; CMS166v3
Additional Software Required: Updox Direct 2014

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About Practice Fusion

Practice Fusion is the largest and fastest-growing healthcare platform, with a mission of connecting doctors, patients and data to drive better health and save lives. A driving force in modernizing American health care, Practice Fusion is used by a community of 100,000 monthly active medical professionals serving 80 million patients. In April 2013, the company launched its consumer-facing platform, Patient Fusion, where patients can find and book appointments with doctors and access their medical records. The World Economic Forum recognized Practice Fusion as a Technology Pioneer for 2013. www.practicefusion.com

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