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ADDING MULTIMEDIA Modernizing Medicine’s EMA Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

Modernizing Medicine announces that EMA version 4.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification and EMA Mobile version 4.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification. These certifications designate that the electronic health record (EHR) software is capable of supporting eligible providers and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). EMA version 4.0 and EMA Mobile version 4.0 were certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), and are compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Modernizing Medicine is one of the first EHR system vendors to achieve ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular Certification for a mobile device, offering the first ambulatory EHR system certified as a base modular application for the iPad.

According to the guidelines set forth by the ONC, Meaningful Use 2014 measures must support significantly higher levels of interoperability, patient access and advanced clinical processes. In addition to EMA’s new certifications, the electronic medical record (EMR) solution also features advanced functionality, including a highly sophisticated coding algorithm that can automate ICD-10 coding.

“At Modernizing Medicine we believe strongly in the value of the foundational functionality set forth by the ONC through Meaningful Use,” said Daniel Cane, CEO, Modernizing Medicine. “The reporting standards serve as drivers to ensure the continued enhancement of patient care, collaboration and physician workflow via EHR systems. At a time when many EMR vendors are unable to comply with the Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures, it was very important for us to not only adhere to, but to actually advance the compliance measures and capabilities set forth by the ONC through the data features of our product.”

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. 2014 Edition ONC HIT Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 meaningful use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.

EMA version 4.0’s certification number is 140055R01 and EMA Mobile version 4.0’s certification number is 140050R01. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

EMA Mobile version 4.0 meets the following modular product certification criteria:

170.314(a) Clinical

170.314(a)(1) Computerized provider order entry

170.314(a)(2) Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks

170.314(a)(3) Demographics

170.314(a)(4) Vital signs, BMI and growth charts

170.314(a)(5) Problem list

170.314(a)(6) Medication list

170.314(a)(7) Medication allergy list

170.314(a)(8) Clinical decision support

170.314(a)(11) Smoking status

170.314(a)(12) Image results

170.314(a)(13) Family health history

170.314(a)(14) Patient list creation

170.314(a)(15) Patient-specific education resources

170.314(b) Care Coordination

170.314(b)(1) Transitions of care – receive, display, and incorporate

170.314(b)(2) Transitions of care – create and transmit

170.314(b)(3) Electronic prescribing

170.314(b)(4) Clinical information reconciliation

170.314(b)(7) Data portability

170.314(c) Clinical Quality Measures

170.314(c)(1) CQM – capture and export

170.314(c)(2) CQM – incorporate and calculate

170.314(c)(3) CQM – electronic submission

170.314(d) Privacy and Security

170.314(d)(1) Authentication, access control, and authorization

170.314(d)(2) Auditable events and tamper resistance

170.314(d)(3) Audit reports

170.314(d)(4) Amendments

170.314(d)(5) Automatic log-off

170.314(d)(6) Emergency access

170.314(d)(7) End-user device encryption

170.314(d)(8) Integrity

170.314(g) Utilization

170.314(g)(1) Automated numerator recording

170.314(g)(3) Safety-enhanced design

170.314(g)(4) Quality management system

The clinical quality measures to which EMA 4.0 and EMA Mobile Version 4.0 have been certified include: CMS#56v2, CMS#66v2, CMS#68v3, CMS#75v2, CMS#90v3, CMS#127v2, CMS#138v2, CMS#139v2, CMS#147v2, CMS#156v2 and CMS#165v2.

The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria for both EMA Mobile version 4.0 and EMA version 4.0 include: First Databank, LDM ConnectSys, Surescripts Rx Routing/Scripts and Updox Direct.

Modernizing Medicine charges certain one-time and ongoing fees for the use of its products; however, Modernizing Medicine does not currently separately charge eligible providers or hospitals additional fees specifically for the implementation of such products' certified capabilities. Modernizing Medicine may also offer certain "meaningful use" or other consulting services to its customers for which Modernizing Medicine may charge an additional fee.

About Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine® is transforming how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized in order to increase efficiency and improve outcomes. Our product, Electronic Medical Assistant® (EMA™), is a cloud-based, specialty-specific electronic medical record (EMR) system with a massive library of built-in medical content. Available as a native iPad application or from almost any web-enabled Mac or PC, EMA adapts to each provider’s unique style of practice and is designed to interface with hundreds of different practice management systems. Today, Modernizing Medicine provides specialty-specific offerings for the dermatology, ophthalmology, orthopedics, otolaryngology and plastic and cosmetic surgery markets, and to more than 1,300 physician practices across the country. In 2013 Modernizing Medicine was listed on Forbes’ annual ranking of America’s Most Promising Companies.

About ONC Certification

The ONC Certified HIT Technology program tests and certifies that Health IT technology is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition 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. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

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