NextGen Healthcare’s Mirth Mail 2.10 Earns 2015 Edition ONC-ACB EHR Certification from Drummond Group LLC

Certification Underscores NextGen Healthcare’s Commitment to Advancing Interoperability

IRVINE, Calif.--()--Quality Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:QSII), known to its clients as NextGen Healthcare, announced today the company’s direct messaging solution –Mirth Mail 2.10 – has achieved 2015 Edition ONC-ACB EHR Certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).

“The certification of our direct messaging platform further underscores our continuous commitment to advancing interoperability and supporting our clients through an efficient transition to value-based care”

The stamp of approval designates that the software is 2015 Edition certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) and offers the functionality for eligible providers and hospitals to meet MIPS ACI and Meaningful Use Stage 3 requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing Quality Payment Program (QPP) and Meaningful Use (MU) EHR Incentive Programs.

“The certification of our direct messaging platform further underscores our continuous commitment to advancing interoperability and supporting our clients through an efficient transition to value-based care,” said John Beck, chief solutions officer, NextGen Healthcare. “Interoperability is key to reaching the Quadruple Aim, ensuring better clinical outcomes are possible, while improving the patient – provider experience at a lower cost.”

NextGen Healthcare clients and interested parties can review Mirth Mail 2.10 2015 Edition CEHRT details via the certified health IT product list on the healthit.gov website. The system is HIPAA-compliant and features on-boarding and registration capabilities, a webmail client interface, multi-tiered administration system, standards-compliant provider directory, and chat functionality.

Mirth Mail is used by the NextGen Share interoperability platform, one of the largest health information service providers (HISPs) in the nation, and a part of the DirectTrust collaborative. Using the NextGen Share directory, which surpassed the one million healthcare provider and facilities mark in late 2017, users have been able to send and receive more than 100 million direct secure messages to date. NextGen Share also offers clients payer connectivity, connection to the Carequality framework and the Surescripts National Record Locator Service (NRLS).

The company’s electronic health record – NextGen® Ambulatory EHR 5.9 – earned the 2015 edition health IT module certification from the Drummond Group in November 2017.

2015 Edition Disclosure Language

This Health IT module - Mirth Mail 2.10 - is 2015 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.

Mirth Mail 2.10 was created by NextGen Healthcare, with headquarters located at 18111 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92612. Website is www.nextgen.com. Information about NextGen Mirth Mail 2.10 2015 Edition CEHRT is available from Muhammad Chebli, Product Manager – mchebli@nextgen.com. Mirth Mail 2.10 earned 2015 Edition Health IT module certification on December 27, 2017. CHPL-ID 15.04.04.2054.Mirt.21.00.0.171227.

About Quality Systems, Inc.

Quality Systems, Inc., known to its clients as NextGen Healthcare, provides a range of software, services, and analytic solutions to medical and dental group practices. The Company’s portfolio delivers foundational capabilities to empower physician success, enrich the patient care experience and enable the transition to value-based healthcare. Visit www.qsii.com and www.nextgen.com for additional information.

About Drummond Group, LLC

Drummond Group LLC is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group LLC tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. The company was founded in 1999 and is accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator Health IT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL). For more information, please visit www.drummondgroup.com.

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