ONC Certification

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Behavioral Health's EHR Conundrum

Tom Sullivan | Healthcare IT News | March 12, 2014

March 12, 2014-Behavioral health and long-term post-acute care are perhaps the two most significant areas left out of the meaningful use program. “When we look at the big circle of care, there’s a huge hole -- behavioral health,” said Mark Caron, CIO of Capital Blue. “Behavioral health is a mess.” And at least similar words could be used to describe the status of EHR implementation in many long-term and post-acute care settings.

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EHR Usability Gaps -- ONC and AHRQ Identify Serious Shortcomings of Certified EHRs

The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act provided providers with a significant financial incentive to increase the adoption and use of EHRs. EHR vendors were required to conduct and report on a summative usability evaluation of their system as part of the Stage 2 Meaningful Use program (The ONC 2014 Edition Certification). However, a recent report funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), identified several “issues” with the certified EHR vendors in the processes, practices and use of standards and best practices with regard to usability and human factors.

EHRs For Behavioral Health Tough Task

Tom Sullivan | Healthcare IT News | March 11, 2014

Behavioral health and long-term post-acute care are perhaps the two most significant areas left out of the meaningful use program. “When we look at the big circle of care, there’s a huge hole — behavioral health,” said Mark Caron, CIO of Capital Blue. “Behavioral health is a mess.”

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MedicaSoft to Demonstrate the Capabilities of Advanced Web Technologies for EHRs at HIMSS16

Our team prides itself on using cutting edge software technologies that maximize everything from interoperability to speed, integration, reliability, and usability. We use Angular.js to build our user Interface. Angular.js is a technology that was invented at Google and used by Google for its own products. We use Node.js for the serverside logic. Node.js allows us to provide incredibly fast transactions and again, use technology from this decade, unlike other health IT solutions. Node.js is growing at an exponential rate in industry – well, other industries, not healthcare.

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Neuron Health: Building Clinical Applications On An Open Source Platform

Here are four reasons building on the Tolven Platform can benefit healthcare application development, along with lessons learned through the experiences of Roberts-Hoffman Software.  Our team created the clinical functions of an inpatient EHR, many of which are available as open source plugins to Tolven under the Neuron Health project.

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OpenEMR Achieves Complete Meaningful Use Certification with Breakthrough Release 5.0

Press Release | OpenEMR, OEMR | March 1, 2017

OpenEMR, the most popular open source electronic health records (EHR) and medical practice management solution, has announced today 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. The Complete Meaningful Use Certification was the result of a community effort that spanned several years, involving over $200,000 in effort and code contributions. Read More »

popHealth Community and OSEHRA Release Major Update to Open Source Clinical Quality Measure Database and Reporting Engine

Press Release | OSEHRA | March 30, 2017

This is the second major release since popHealth version 3.0 was transitioned to the OSEHRA popHealth Community in 2014. It is the culmination of collaborative efforts by members of the OSEHRA popHealth Steering Work Group and the Developer Open Source Project Group. OSEHRA Organizational Member Zato Health co-funded the ONC certification and provided key technical support throughout the process, coordinating closely with the Connecticut Department of Social Services/ Medicaid. Group members from Northwestern University, eHealthConnecticut, Alabama State Medicaid, and Qualifacts all made significant code, expertise, and infrastructure contributions...