athenahealth has announced that athenaClinicals® (13.6), its cloud-based EHR service, is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition Standards & Certification Criteria and was certified as a Complete EHR on June 21st, 2013 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology. 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.
“Being certified is huge for us because every single provider using athenaClinicals is now on a 2014-certified Complete EHR. Since we’re a cloud-based service, all of our providers are on the same instance of software and don’t have to worry about upgrading to a new version to be ready for 2014,” said Jonathan Bush, CEO and Chairman of athenahealth. “Earlier this year we announced [Read more…]