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Certified EHR Equips Local Health Departments for Healthcare’s Broad-Based Future
|By Business Wire
|May 30, 2014 09:02 AM EDT
today announced that it has attained ambulatory Complete EHR, 2014
Edition (Meaningful Use Stage 2) certification for its Insight™ Version
8 public health software.
Local health departments using a certified EHR (electronic health
record) and meeting other criteria can qualify for Meaningful Use
incentive funding under the HITECH Act portion of the American Recovery
and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Public health organizations are currently
eligible for Medicaid or Medicare Meaningful Use funds under the HITECH
Act based on the number of Eligible Professionals (EPs), such as
physicians and nurse practitioners, in their organizations.
CareRecord™ (EHR) is designed specifically for local health
departments, which often serve as the “front door” for people seeking
basic healthcare assistance. Insight public health software includes a
full range of clinic management, billing, revenue cycle management and
case management capabilities needed to provide both basic services and
comprehensive population health management and wellness programs.
Insight provides a comprehensive, single patient view across a variety
of public health programs, including communicable diseases, family and
child health services, as well as supporting state and national
Insight also has the robust infrastructure to fully support future health
information exchange (HIE) relationships between local health
departments, state agencies, local/regional providers, patients and
“Local and state health departments across the nation rely on Netsmart
as their knowledge and technology partner to help them provide high
quality services with maximum efficiency,” said Michael Valentine, chief
executive officer, Netsmart. “Attaining ONC2014 Certification is just
one aspect of that commitment, but a significant one given the impact
Meaningful Use funds can have in helping our public health clients
achieve their ultimate goals of providing truly coordinated care.”
Certification of the Insight CareRecord follows earlier Meaningful Use
Stage 2 complete certification of Netsmart’s myAvatar™, myEvolv™ and
TIER® CareRecords. Combining the functionality of both an EHR and EMR
(electronic medical record), Netsmart
CareRecords lead the health and human services community in
functionality, reliability, and ease of use.
Certification testing for Insight was conducted by Drummond Group Inc.,
one of the ONC-Authorized
Testing and Certification Bodies (ATCBs) for EHR certification named
by the Office of the National Coordinator to provide Meaningful Use
certification for EHR systems and applications.
To learn more about how Netsmart helps human services organizations
qualify for Meaningful Use incentives, visit
our page about Meaningful Use here.
Netsmart is committed to helping health and human services providers
deliver effective, outcomes-based care with Netsmart’s CareFabric™
solution, a tightly woven framework of innovative clinical and business
solutions and services that supports integrated, coordinated delivery of
health services across the spectrum of care.
More than 23,000 client organizations, including 450,000 care providers
and more than 40 state systems, use Netsmart solutions to help improve
the quality of life for more than 25 million people each day. Netsmart
clients include mental health and addiction services agencies, health
homes, psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices,
public health departments, social services and child and family health
agencies, managed care organizations, and vital records offices.
Netsmart is pleased to support the EveryDay Matters Foundation, which
was established for behavioral and public health organizations to learn
from each other and share their causes and stories. Organizations can
also request grants for their cause or to help fund technology that
advances the way care is delivered. For more information, visit www.everydaymatters.com
Learn more about how Netsmart and the CareFabric solution are changing
the face of healthcare today. Visit www.ntst.com,
call 1-800-472-5509, follow us on Twitter,
like us on Facebook
or visit us on YouTube.
Insight, CareRecord, myAvatar, myEvolv and CareFabric are trademarks
of Netsmart Technologies, Inc.
TIER is a registered
This 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
Vendor: Netsmart Technologies, Inc.
May 1, 2014
Product Version: Insight 8
Tested: 170.314(a)(1‐15); 170.314(b)(1‐5, 7); 170.314(c)(1‐3);
170.314(e)(1‐3); 170.314(f)(1‐3); 170.314(g)(2‐4)
Quality Measures tested: CMS068v3; CMS069v2; CMS117v2;
CMS125v2; CMS138v2; CMS147v2; CMS155v2;
CMS165v2; CMS169v2; CMS177v2
Certification ID Number:
Additional Software: Inpriva
Transparency: The additional costs beyond the initial EHR
purchase/upgrade in order for an EP, EH, or CAE to attempt to meet
meaningful use objectives and measures under the program are:
All modules required for MU Stage 2
Implementation Services (one time)
*A certification that is issued to an integrated bundle of EHR Modules
shall be treated the same as a certification issued to a Complete EHR
except that it must also indicate each EHR Module that comprises the
*A certification issued to a Complete EHR or EHR Module based on
applicable certification criteria adopted by the ONC at subpart C of
this part must be separate and distinct from any other certification(s)
based on other criteria or requirements.
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