iPatientCare – Medical Communication Systems (MCS) is recognized as an innovator in the healthcare informatics field, being the first vendor to offer an Electronic Health Record (EHR) on a handheld device, the first to offer a SaaS (Software as a Service) based EHR product and is selected as a preferred Unified – EHR and Practice Management Solution - by numerous Regional Extension Centers (REC), hospitals/health systems and academies.
iPatientCare EHR - version 18.0, has received 2015 Edition ONC Health IT certification by Drummond Group, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), in accordance with the applicable eligible professional certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Full certification details can be found at ONC Certified Health IT Product List.
iPatientCare 18.0 EHR Receives 2015 ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group
The iPatientCare 18.0 is 2015 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
iPatientCare EHR Receives Surescripts’ 2016 White Coat of Quality Award
iPatientCare EHR consisting of a built-in e-prescribing (eRx) system earning Surescripts’ 2016 White Coat of Quality Award.The 2016 Surescripts White Coat of Quality Award is a vital measure for testing overall highest standards of quality in e-prescribing.
iPatientCare EHR Ranked 1st for Osteopathic Physicians & Top 10 in Several Categories by Black Book™ in Its Latest Healthcare Industry Rankings for Physician EHR & PM
Being at top position for Osteopathic Physicians iPatientCare also Ranked at 4th position for Single & Solo Physician Practices: All Specialties and Primary Care, 5th Position for Chiropractic and Rheumatology and 6th Position for Pain Management by Black Book™ in its recent survey of Latest Healthcare Industry Rankings for Physician EHR and Practice Management.
iPatientCare EHR Receives Surescripts’ 2015 White Coat of Quality Award
iPatientCare EHR consisting of a built-in e-prescribing (eRx) system earning Surescripts’ 2015 White Coat of Quality Award. The White Coat award recognizes not only iPatientCare’s robust offering but also its commitment to train its users on the effective use of its e-prescription technologies.
iPatientCare Named as a Qualified PQRS Registry for Year 2016 by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
iPatientCare has been selected as a Qualified Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Registry by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for Year 2016. Eligible providers will be able to submit their data directly to the CMS with the help of iPatientCare PQRS reporting service.
iPatientCare Honored by IHE and HIMSS as Healthcare IT Industry Leader
iPatientCare was honored by IHE and HIMSS as one of the Health IT Industry Leader at IHE NA Connectathon Leadership Conference on January 27, 2016 at Cleveland, Ohio.
iPatientCare Announced as the First ConCert by HIMSS™ Certified Ambulatory EHR under the Interoperability Testing and Certification program
iPatientCare becomes the first recipient of the ConCert by HIMSS™ EHR certification from ICSA Labs based on Interoperability Work Group (IWG) specifications as of today. This certification was granted after rigorous and thorough testing to the technical specifications for the EHR Edge and Direct Edge System test groups.
iPatientCare EHR v2014 (2.0) receives SureScripts Certification for Electronic Prescribing of Controlled Substances (EPCS) Services
iPatientCare EHR v2014 (2.0) software is afforded certification for the Surescripts Implementation Guide v 10.6 2013-05-01, EPCS Services, and Connectivity to Surescripts through HTTPS with Basic Authentication. With this added feature, iPatientCare prescribers would have complete end-to-end ePrescribing capabilities in Cloud-based EHR.
iPatientCare EHR Named in Medical Economics - Top 50 Electronic Health Records Solution in 2014
iPatientCare EHR named in Medical Economics as one of the Top 50 Electronic Health Records Solution in 2014 . Medical Economics recently unveiled an exclusive ranking of 2014 Top 50 electronic health record (EHR) and RCM vendors in an effort to help physicians to make a purchasing decision. Top 50 EHR solutions measured by vendor’s capabilities with meaningful use stage 2 certification, Companies’ annual revenue, availability of patient portals and easier to use revenue cycle management services.
iPatientCare EHR and Integrated Practice Management System Certified for ICD-10 Readiness by LabCorp in 2014
iPatientCare, now one of the LabCorp Certified Vendor in recognition of its software’s readiness for ICD-10 implementation. LabCorp provides leading-edge medical laboratory tests and services through a national network of primary clinical laboratories and specialty testing laboratories. The certification represents LabCorp’s assurance that it can receive ICD-10 diagnosis codes transmitted from iPatientCare EHR and integrated PMS.
iPatientCare EHR Selected as 10th Most Popular EHR Software Solution in 2016 by Capterra.
iPatientCare EHR is now ranked as one of the nation’s Top 20 Most Popular Electronic Health Records Software for 2016 by Capterra. Capterra recently released the 2016 ranking of the leading EHR solutions measured by a combination of their total number of customers, users, and social presence.
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The clinical quality measures to which iPatientCare Inpatient EHR 2014 (2.0) has been certified include : CMS 32v3, CMS 71v3, CMS 72v2, CMS 108v2, CMS 114v2, CMS 55v2,CMS 107v2, CMS 102v2, CMS 73v2, CMS 91v3, CMS 104v2, CMS 105v2, CMS 109v2, CMS 190v2, CMS 110v2 and CMS 111v2
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: iPatientCare EIA (Enterprise Integration Adaptors), iPatientCare HISP, iPatientCare PHR, MedlinePlus Connect and Meinberg NTP Time Server Monitor.
iPatientCare Inpatient EHR 2014 (2.0) Receives ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs
iPatientCare, has achieved 2014 edition complete Inpatient EHR 2014 (2.0) certification from the ICSA Labs certification program determines ability to support eligible hospitals with meeting meaningful use stage 1 and stage 2 measures required to qualify for ONC Health IT funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). iPatientCare Inpatient EHR 2014 (2.0) was certified on July 14, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
iPatientCare Inpatient EHR 2014 (2.0), certification number is 140180R00.
iPatientCare EHR Receives Silver Quality Solution Certificate by Quest Diagnostics Under Its Health IT Quality Solutions™ Program (The "Program")
As a certified Health IT Quality Solution, iPatientCare EHR has been recognized by Quest Diagnostics as meeting or exceeding advanced industry standards for health IT quality and for providing a streamlined, interoperable solution that enables secure clinical laboratory ordering and results reporting through Quest Diagnostics connectivity solutions.
Quest Diagnostics created the Health IT Quality Solutions Program to collaborate with providers of electronic health record (EHR) and other clinical technologies to achieve optimized levels of clinical and operational quality for the benefit of physician practices, hospitals and integrated delivery networks. The Program is designed to maximize data quality, data and business process interoperability between Quest Diagnostics and selected EHR solutions that meet Quest’s high standards.
iPatientCare EHR Selected as one of the CMS Designated Test EHR
iPatientCare takes pride in achieving the rare recognition of being one of the CMS Designated Test EHR. As mandated by the transition of care objectives of Stage 2 of meaningful use objective,measure #3 , eligible professionals(EP), eligible hospitals(EH) and critical access hospitals(CAH) must either a) conduct one or more electronic exchanges of a summary of care document with a recipient whose EHR technology is from a different vendor, or b) conduct one or more successful tests with the CMS designated test EHR during the EHR reporting period.
EHR Randomizer, hosted by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), will randomly match an EP, EH or CAH with a designated test EHR that is developed by a different EHR vendor. This leverages EPs and EHs/CAHs to use iPatientCare EHR as one of the CMS Designated Test EHR.
iPatientCare’s ONC 2014 Edition Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certified Complete EHR is a contribution towards the CMS’s goal of Better Health, Better Care, Lower Costs. With all the hard work put in by our professionals to achieve MU Stage 2 certification and being a Test EHR itself iPatientCare considers this as an opportunity to contribute to the community as a gesture of social responsibility.
Surescripts 2013 White Coat of Quality Award
iPatientCare EHR consisting of a built-in e-prescribing (eRx) system awarded with the Surescripts White Coat of Quality for 2013. Surescripts' White Coat recognizes organizations that uphold the highest standards of quality in e-prescribing and is a featured part of Surescripts’ quality program.
About Surescripts’ Quality Program
Surescripts’ industry-leading Quality Management Framework focuses on the implementation of proven clinical quality guidelines and best practices that help EHR software providers deliver continuous improvements to workflow that help prescribers and pharmacists realize the full benefits of e-prescribing and electronic information exchange. Surescripts’ White Coat of Quality award recognizes software providers that have achieved quality criteria and implemented software improvements. This unique collaboration between Surescripts, EHR vendors, pharmacies and PBMs is measurably improving the e-prescribing process. For more information, contact the Surescripts Quality Office at quality @surescripts.com.
iPatientCare EHR Complies with the Michigan Care Improvement Registry
iPatientCare, complies with the Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR) to submit and receive immunization information between the EHR system and MCIR. This would help iPatientCare users meet Meaningful Use requirements in both Stage 2 and draft proposed recommendations for Stage 3.
The Michigan Care Improvement Registry (MCIR) was created in 1998 to collect reliable immunization information and provide online accessibility to authorized users. In 2006, MCIR was expanded to include adults. MCIR benefits health care providers, health care organizations, pharmacies, schools, licensed childcare programs and Michigan’s citizens by consolidating immunization information from multiple sources. This consolidation reduces vaccine-preventable diseases and over-vaccination. MCIR also has the capability to track vaccines and medications during a public health emergency, such as pandemic influenza.
Visit http://www.mcir.org/contact_regions.html for more information.
Certified by New York State Immunization Information System (NYSIIS), New York State Department of Health
iPatientCare, is certified by the New York Immunization Information System, New York Department of Health for the Bi-Directional Electronic Interface for Submitting & Importing Immunization Data from iPatientCare EHR. This achievement will allow iPatientCare users to both submit and import immunization data electronically and directly from iPatientCare EHR, definitely one of the most unique features provided by an ambulatory EHR.
New York State Immunization Information System - NYSIISis a statewide immunization information system, also known as a registry, which maintains computerized immunization data of persons of all ages in a confidential and secure manner. NYSIIS in conjunction with the legislative mandate, strongly supports the NYSDOH Bureau of Immunization's objective to meet the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) Healthy People goal of 95% of children less than six years of age enrolled in an Immunization Information System with two or more shots.
Visit http://www.health.ny.gov/prevention/immunization/information_system/ for more information.
2014 ONC-ATCB Edition Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification
iPatientCare, has achieved 2014 Edition Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification from the ICSA Labs ONC Health IT Certification Program, which designates that the software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). iPatientCare EHR version 2014 (2.0) was certified on October 31, 2013 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).
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.
Details of the certification can be viewed at: https://www.icsalabs.com/vendor/ipatientcare-inc
ONC-ATCB Certification for Meaningful Use (MU)
Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of National Coordinator (ONC) has established a temporary certification program for Health Information Technology (Health IT). The program provides a way for organizations to become authorized by the National Coordinator to test and certify electronic health record (EHR) technology and such organizations are called Authorized Testing and Certification Bodies (ONC-ATCB).
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. The list of certified electronic health record technology is updated as new products are certified.
iPatientCare EHR became ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certified Complete EHR for Meaningful Use very early on in September 2010 (Certification number: CC-1112-607019-1) when the process began through the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the ARRA through Medicare and Medicaid EHR incentive programs.
CCHIT® Certified® 2011
iPatientCare EHR 10.8 meets CCHIT's Ambulatory Electronic Health Record (EHR) and Child Health criteria for 2011 Comprehensive Certification. Out of the 27 proposed Federal Standards applicable to Ambulatory EHR, iPatientCare 10.8 exceeds 16 criteria and meets all of the remaining 11 criteria. The CCHIT Certified® 2011 certification programs include a rigorous inspection of integrated EHR functionality, interoperability, and security according to criteria independently developed by the CCHIT's multi-stakeholder, expert work groups using CCHIT's published testing methods.
iPatientCare – MCS agrees with CCHIT’s mission of 'accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology'. As a forerunner in standards compliance, iPatientCare EHR has also already participated in pilot tests for an additional optional certification for Clinical Research and is looking forward to achieving the certification when it is opened up by CCHIT®.
“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.
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Surescripts Certification for e-Prescribing Compliance
iPatientCare EMR received Surescripts Certification in June 2010. This certification ensures that the iPatientCare EMR software is able to send and receive electronic messages in accordance with the industry standards (NCPDP SCRIPT standard) and that it is providing open choice for medication selection and dispensing location. Additionally, iPatientCare EMR complies with the rigorous standards on patient safety, efficiency of the electronic prescribing process and ease of use by end-users.
From a prescription history perspective, achieving this certification means that iPatientCare is authorized to request/receive prescription history, eligibility, and formulary information from community pharmacies, payers, and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). Also, the software is certified to provide utilization summaries for the prescription benefit service.
As a Surescripts Solution Provider, iPatientCare has certified software for all message types associated with Benefit, History and Routing services designed for ambulatory settings. From a prescription routing perspective, passing this certification means that the iPatientCare software has the ability to route new prescriptions and prescription renewal requests to community pharmacies and mail order pharmacies.
The availability of this information at the point of care allows prescribers to determine the most clinically appropriate and cost effective medication for the patient. Additional advantages include tighter formulary compliance, increased generic substitution rates, less therapeutic duplication, enhanced data collection capabilities, greater control over routing of prescriptions, direct delivery of DUR messaging to prescribers. This information is provided to prescribers in real-time by PBMs and payers who have been certified to connect to the Surescripts network, of which iPatientCare is a proud member.
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Towards Electronic Patient Records (TEPR) Awards
The TEPR Conference used to get organized by the Medical Records Institute (MRI), a Boston based Health IT conference organizer, focused on promoting the advancement of electronic medical records. MRI ceased to exist after 2009 however MRI’s TEPR Conference and Exhibition has led the way Towards the Electronic Patient Record over 20 years. The annual TEPR awards recognized outstanding healthcare information systems in different product or solution categories as shortlisted and reviewed by independent judges in two phases and then awarded first, second or third honour in each category.
iPatientCare - MCS product suite (previously known as mMD.net) has been a recipient of highest number of TEPR awards respectively winning five and four awards in years 2006 and 2007 in below categories. In 2006, even being a first-time participant it bagged five awards.
2006: Document Imaging in Healthcare, Mobile Applications for Healthcare, Personal Health Records, Continuity of Care Awards for Vendor, EMR System for Pediatrics
2007: Document Imaging in Healthcare, EMR System for Small Practices, Personal Health Records, EMR System for Pediatrics
Top Rating by AC Group Inc.
iPatientCare EHR (previously mMD.net) has been one of the top rated EHR solutions as per independent evaluations by EHR futurists at AC Group Inc. mMD.net first moved to the number one position for small practices in the report published by AC Group in October 2005. In the small practice category - which includes physician groups of fewer than six, mMD.net was tied for number one out of 70 EMR systems analyzed in AC Group's closely followed May 2006 report. In the small group practice category, which includes physician groups of six to 19 – mMD.Net was tied for the number two ranking in the 2006 report. It held one of the top places in subsequent reports.
AC Group reviews EMR software and service products every six months. Its ratings are based on a highly detailed, 5,000-question survey on features and functionality sent to approximately 100 EMR suppliers in the industry.or Pediatrics
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