Additional certification expands use of EHR Module into clinical environment
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – May 23, 2012 – MRO Corp., a leading provider of disclosure management applications and services for healthcare organizations, today announced that ROI Online® 2.1.1, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as an EHR Module on May 21, 2012 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible professional certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
“By adding the ambulatory domain to our previous hospital certifications, our clients are now able to utilize our EHR module in both clinical and hospital environments,” said David Borden, CTO for MRO. “As the only release-of-information (ROI) company currently certified for Electronic Copy of Health Information and able to deliver patient electronic requests on behalf of hospitals and clinics, we see this as a true win for our clients when evaluating best approaches to meeting the critical meaningful use requirements.”
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology.
“CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.
ROI Online 2.1.1’s certification number is CC-1112-505110-3. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payment.
ROI Online 2.1.1 meets the following certification criteria: Accounting of Disclosures, Electronic Copy of Health Information, Electronic Copy of Discharge Instructions, Timely Access, Access Control, Automatic Log-Off, Audit Log, Integrity, Authentication, General Encryption and Encryption when Exchanging Clinical Information.
The additional software ROI Online 2.1.1 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes: ABCpdf, HL7Connect, SharpZipLib and the Microsoft .NET Framework.
About MRO Corp.
MRO Corp., a leader in disclosure management solutions for healthcare organizations, provides electronic release-of-information (ROI), audit tracking, accounting of disclosures (AOD) and document management software and services. MRO’s disclosure management solutions can be deployed as a common tracking platform across the healthcare entity, from HIM, radiology and the business office to outpatient clinics and numerous other departments. Based in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, MRO partners closely with healthcare organizations to enable them to achieve a higher level of compliance oversight, optimize revenue generation, enhance customer service, reduce requester status calls, and assume more control over the disclosure management process. For additional information, visit www.mrocorp.com.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org
About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification
The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
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Becky McLaughlin, MRO, (610) 994-7500, ext. 353