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OncoEMR® Oncology-Specific EMR Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs
|By Business Wire
|June 2, 2014 08:32 AM EDT
Solutions, Inc., a division of Flatiron Health, Inc., today
announced OncoEMR®, version 2.7 oncology-specific electronic medical
record, has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification,
which designates that OncoEMR is capable of supporting eligible
providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures
required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and
Reinvestment Act (ARRA). OncoEMR version 2.7 was certified on May 28,
2014 by ICSA
Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification
Body (ONC-ATCB) and is compliant in accordance with the applicable
criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
“Our goal at Altos is to support oncology practices in preparing to
successfully attest by providing advanced and intuitive software in
oncology,” stated Carla Wood Balch, President/CEO of Altos Solutions.
“Altos’ commitment is to proceed with ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR
certification of OncoEMR to support physicians' successful attestation
to Meaningful Use Stage 1 or Stage 2.”
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral
testing and certification. 2014 Edition ONC Health IT Certification is
awarded 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.
OncoEMR® version 2.7’s certification number is 140084R00. 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
OncoEMR® version 2.7 meets the following certification criteria:
170.314 (a) (3) Demographics
170.314 (a) (4) Vial Signs, BMI, and growth charts
170.314 (a) (5) Problem List
170.314 (a) (9) Electronic Notes
170.314 (a) (10) Drug-Formulary checks
170.314 (a) (11) Smoking Status
170.314 (a) (13) Family Health History
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) (5) Auto log off
170.314 (d) (6) Emergency Access
170.314 (f) (1) Immunization Information
170.314 (f) (5) Cancer Case Information
170.314 (g) (2) Automated Measure Calculation
170.314 (g) (4) Quality Management System (attestation only)
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the
certification criteria includes First Databank, SureScripts, MedLIne
Plus, SeeYourChart® patient portal, and Meinberg Network Time Protocol
Physicians with OncoEMR already in use in their practice pay an annual
subscription. There is no additional cost to practices with OncoEMR to
upgrade to OncoEMR version 2.7. Oncologists new to OncoEMR or converting
to OncoEMR pay an annual subscription and a one-time implementation and
set-up cost. There is no additional cost for First Databank,
SureScripts, MedLIne Plus, SeeYourChart, and Meinberg Network Time
Protocol Daemon, maintenance, support, or upgrades whether currently
using OncoEMR, new to OncoEMR, or converting to OncoEMR.
About Altos Solutions, Inc.
Altos Solutions, Inc. is the pioneer in secure web-based
oncology-specific software applications; focusing on intuitive
electronic medical records, practice management with integrated medical
billing, real-time comparative analytics, and patient and provider
portals. Altos Solutions is the first company in the US to offer
oncology practices an oncology-specific EMR application combined with
services to collect, benchmark, and analyze the data contained in these
records. With an installed base of over 1,300 oncology clinicians and
thousands of daily users, OncoEMR® is the answer for all oncology
practices, whether solo practitioner oncologist, multi-location cancer
centers, or hospital-based ambulatory cancer centers. Altos Solutions is
a division of Flatiron Health and headquartered in Los Altos,
California. To learn more about Altos Solutions, visit www.altossolutions.com.
About ONC Certification
The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and
certifies that HIT 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-ATCB) accredited by
ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com
for more information.
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