Sioux Falls, S.D. (June 4, 2014) – DocuTAP, the country’s leading provider of integrated Electronic Health Records (EHR) and practice management technology for urgent care practices, announces that its EHR has achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Ambulatory ONC Health IT Certification. This complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program in accordance with the applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
“Our commitment is to provide software that meets Meaningful Use requirements so providers can attest using clinical quality measures set forth by the CMS,” said Eric McDonald, founder and CEO of DocuTAP. “Our team has worked many hours to pass this certification—and to ensure our software remains intuitive and easy to use.”
DocuTAP’s certification 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). Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. Healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology.
“Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience,” says Rik Drummond, CEO of the Drummond Group Inc. “We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry.”
DocuTAP EHR, version 5.1, certification number is 05302014-2109-5 received certification on May 30, 2014. The software meets the following certification criteria for modules tested: 170.314(a)(1‐15); 170.314(b)(1‐5, 7); 170.314(c)(1‐3);170.314(d)(1‐9); 170.314(e)(1‐3); 170.314(f)(1‐3); 170.314(g)(2‐4) and the following Clinical Quality Measures certified: CMS068v3; CMS069v2; CMS117v2; CMS125v2; CMS126v2; CMS127v2; CMS138v2; CMS146v2;CMS147v2; CMS154v2; CMS155v2; CMS156v2; CMS165v2. Additional software used was MS Excel and Secure Exchange Solutions.This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
DocuTAP provides urgent care practices with an innovative approach to workflow management. Its flagship product, DocuTAP’s EMR and Practice Management software, fully integrates practice management and electronic medical records capabilities in one complete system. DocuTAP software features automated and customizable tools that enhance healthcare providers’ ability to deliver and manage patient care. Our experienced, knowledgeable staff is committed to improving the delivery of high-quality healthcare. For more information on DocuTAP, visit www.docutap.com.
About Drummond Group Inc.
Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group 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. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Accredited Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI@drummondgroup.com.
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