MEDSEEK announced today that the MEDSEEK Empower enterprise patient portal is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on September 4, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable hospital and eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
“We are pleased that the MEDSEEK Empower enterprise patient portal is now 2014 ONC HIT Certified, setting the stage to help healthcare organizationsmeet Meaningful Use measures and provide patients the information and online tools they need to become more effective, self-care managers,” states Peter Kuhn, CEO of MEDSEEK. “We believe this certification further highlights our dedication to giving hospitals the power to influence decisions and health behaviors that positively impact outcomes and the organizations’ long-term strategic goals.”
The ONC HIT Certification Program certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for eligible provider or hospital technology. “CCHIT congratulates companies successfully achieving EHR technology [Read more…]