NASHVILLE, Tenn.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Medaxion, a provider of real-time anesthesia information systems, has achieved 2014 Edition Modular EHR / Ambulatory * ONC Health IT Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Medaxion Pulse was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
“Medaxion is proud to lead the anesthesia industry in early 2014 edition certification for all Base EHR criteria and additional industry-relevant criteria”
“Medaxion is proud to lead the anesthesia industry in early 2014 edition certification for all Base EHR criteria and additional industry-relevant criteria,” said Jeff McLaren, CEO, Medaxion. “These new certifications enhance our mission of enabling anesthesia practices to improve performance without introducing IT complexity. Our Medaxion Pulse Platform can now exchange information with other 2014 edition certified systems using CMS-ONC interchange standards. This capability expands value to our clients that provide care in diverse hospital IT environments.”
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 with Stage 2 meaningful use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.
Medaxion Pulse meets the following certification criteria:
170.314 (a) Clinical
170.314(b) Care Coordination
170.314(c) Clinical Quality Measures
170.314(d) Privacy and Security
170.314(e) Patient Engagement
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: None
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Medaxion provides real-time information systems that improve the performance of anesthesia practices. Its Medaxion Pulse Platform is driven by a real-time relay of information from anesthesia staff to a cloud-based management and messaging system. The platform compiles inputs from all providers and delivers relevant clinical, quality and billing information when needed. Using this information, anesthesia practices can make informed, timely decisions to maximize use of scarce resources. Medaxion simplifies documentation for key personnel, without introducing IT complexity. By design, the system is intuitive, easy to use, and fast. For additional information, visit http://medaxion.com.
About ONC Certification
The ONC Certified HIT Technology program tests and certifies that Health IT technology 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-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.
* This EHR Module is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Medaxion Pulse was certified on September 16, 2013. CHPL Product Number: 130073R00.