Certifications Announced – 3-14-17

certifiedHealth Information Technology is evolving every day. Some technology is required to be certified and others choose to distinguish their products by elective certifications. The following companies have announce recent certifications of their products.

ONC EHR Certifications

Jiva™ 6.1 from ZeOmega (@ZeOmega) has achieved ONC Health IT 2014 Edition modular certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures to qualify for the CMS EHR Incentive programs. Jiva 6.1 was certified on December 21, 2016 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria.

OpenEMR (@OpenEMR), the most popular open source electronic health records (EHR) and medical practice management solution, has announced that OpenEMR version 5.0 has achieved Complete ONC certification, through Infogard. This certification is vital for medical practices in the U.S. to comply with MACRA and participate in Medicare’s Quality Payment Program.

MEDHOST (@MEDHOSTinc), a provider of innovative healthcare solutions is pleased to announce that it has achieved Meaningful Use Stage 3 certification with versions of its Enterprise inpatient, Emergency Department, Business Intelligence, and YourCareUniverse Health Portal products that will be released in early 2017. A total of 80 criteria across these four products passed The Office of National Coordinator (ONC) certification testing. After passing the ONC’s 2015 Edition Certification Program, MEDHOST becomes one of the first vendors to offer its customers all modules required to meet CMS’s Base EHR requirements for Meaningful Use Stage 3.1.

HITRUST CSF Certification

eReceivables, a medical billing, appeals and accounts receivables management firm, announced its selected applications and infrastructures have earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance. With the HITRUST CSF Certified Status, eReceivables selected applications and infrastructures meet key healthcare regulations and requirements for protecting and securing sensitive private healthcare information.

Equian (@Equianllc), a payment integrity leader, announced their AuditPoint platform has earned Certified status for information security by the Health Information Trust (HITRUST) Alliance.

EHNAC, the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (@EHNAC), a non-profit standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations that electronically exchange healthcare data, announced that it has been designated HITRUST CSF Assessor by the Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST). With this achievement, EHNAC is now approved to provide services using the HITRUST CSF, a comprehensive security framework that addresses a multitude of security, privacy and regulatory challenges facing healthcare organizations in order to comply with healthcare (HIPAA, HITECH), third-party (PCI, COBIT) and government (NIST, FTC) regulations and standards.

Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program

ZeOmega (@ZeOmega), a market leader in population health management solutions, announced it has achieved full accreditation with the Direct Trusted Agent Accreditation Program (DTAAP) as a Health Information Service Provider (HISP) from DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC). Direct Trusted Agent accreditation recognizes excellence in health data processing and transactions, and ensures compliance with industry-established standards, HIPAA regulations, and the Direct Project.

NCQA Certifications

RedBrick Health (@RedBrickHealth), a provider of health and well-being solutions that deliver a better consumer experience and a stronger Culture of Health, has earned the National Committee for Quality Assurance’s (NCQA) Wellness & Health Promotion Certification. This nationally recognized certification distinguishes quality healthcare information and services for purchasers and consumers.

Indegene Healthcare (@indegeneinsight), a leader in value-based healthcare solutions, announced the NCQA certification status to the HEDIS® measures contained within its HEDIS Pro™ platform. One of the first few vendors to receive the certification for 2017 and for the second year in a row, Indegene Healthcare continues to drive improved quality outcomes for health plans and providers at a rapid pace.

Other Certifications

Vocera Communication System Earns Additional DoD Certification for Interoperability and Security
Vocera Communications, Inc. (@VoceraComm), the leading healthcare communications company, announced it has earned additional interoperability and security certification by the Department of Defense (DoD) for its latest software release and wearable communication badge. The Vocera Communication System met stringent criteria of the DoD Unified Capabilities (UC) Approved Products List (APL), which allows DoD facilities to purchase and operate UC systems over DoD network infrastructures. This certification is essential to the expansion and deployment of Vocera solutions in U.S. Army Medical Command (MEDCOM) facilities around the world.

NetDirector Exceeds Demanding Security Standards with SOC2 and HIPAA Certifications
NetDirector (@NetDirectorLLC), a cloud-based data exchange and integration platform, has recently completed work with A-LIGN to undergo rigorous and valuable security certifications. NetDirector was recently awarded attestations in compliance with HIPAA and SOC2 Type II standards, the leading security standards in Healthcare and Mortgage Banking, respectively.