Aprima Medical Software Rescue Plan Working Well With Former Allscripts MyWay EMR Clients

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As we had reported back in November this turned into a legal battle that was finally settled between the 2 companies.  Allscripts offered free upgrades for clients to the new system which is considered an “upgrade” where as Aprima came up with their conversion system to make the transition easier for current users.  As you can read one office only had the MyWay system installed for a couple months when they received the notice.  Continue reading: Aprima Medical Software Rescue Plan Working Well With Former Allscripts MyWay EMR Clients

Allscripts Launches ‘App Store’ and Referral Network to Accelerate Exchange of Ideas and Information Among Healthcare Stakeholders

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ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — From the floor of the HIMSS11 Conference & Exhibition, Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) today announced the Application Store & Exchange™ (ASX) and the Allscripts Referral Network™ (ARN), two innovations to help hospitals and physician groups share ideas and information to improve care coordination, both inside and outside their organizations.

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ASX enables Allscripts clients, partners and other organizations to add to the company’s open product platform, while ARN makes it easy to deliver seamless electronic patient referrals within the Allscripts client base of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post acute care organizations – the largest connected network in healthcare.

“We believe these two simple innovations, paired with our open architecture, can help to transform healthcare,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “The Application Store & Exchange works like the Apple App Store to let everyone contribute to making healthcare better, while the Allscripts Referral Network enables our clients to create an electronic workflow with their referring partners, improving care coordination and efficiency. If you’re on ARN, you will be connected to a third of the healthcare providers in the United States.”

The Allscripts Application Store & Exchange

The Allscripts Application Store & Exchange is an online marketplace accessible by all of Allscripts hospital and physician clients and partners, allowing them to create, add, and connect to third-party applications. The Application Store & Exchange, which goes live today, enables Allscripts clients to access a wide range of Allscripts-built and third-party applications developed by registered, approved partners and clients, at lower cost and faster than otherwise possible.

“We’ve clearly seen this work in other industries and the time is now for healthcare to benefit from the same kind of innovation and collaboration,” said Connie Suozzo, Vice President of Product Development Operations for Allscripts. “The smartest physicians, nurses and other caregivers in the world use our software and we want their ideas to become an integral part of the solution.”

The Application Store & Exchange provides information and links on technologies developed by registered participants in the Allscripts Developer Program. Featured applications leverage the Helios by Allscripts™ open architecture platform to natively integrate with Allscripts clinical, revenue cycle and performance management solutions. The first applications to be featured on the Application Store & Exchange include:

  • HCS Medication Reconciliation, a complete solution to address one of the most complex processes confronting hospitals today. Developed for Allscripts clients by HealthCare System, Inc., the solution queries multiple national data sources including pharmacy benefit managers, insurance companies, and retail pharmacies to provide clinicians with a record of the medications a patient has filled within the last 12 months.
  • Positive ID Director for Allscripts, a fingerprint authentication system from BIO-key International, that enables any authorized user to securely access any module of the Sunrise Enterprise™ suite of acute care solutions using a single swipe or press of their finger. The solution works on virtually any sensor, whether on mobile devices, tablets, or shared workstations, and also meets the new DEA ePrescribing authentication requirements.
  • NaviCare® WatchChild® Basic SCM Integration Application from Hill-Rom is an innovative labor-and-delivery solution that integrates Sunrise Clinical Manager™ with NaviCare WatchChild, an OB data management bedside solution for hospital labor and delivery units. The solution provides caregivers with an up-to-the-minute clinical summary of the hospital’s labor and delivery patients from within Sunrise Clinical Manager.
  • Allscripts Outcomes Solution Sets, providing client-proven best practice recommendations for achieving improved patient safety, health outcomes and performance. The tool sets guide implementation, configuration and utilization of Allscripts software products toward the achievement, measurement and standardized reporting of improved outcomes.

Allscripts will continuously add applications, integration options and other tools to the Application Store & Exchange to help clients access new innovations. Today, over 100 third parties are in active discussions for building applications that will integrate with the Sunrise and Enterprise EHR applications, leveraging the power of the entire healthcare community.

The Allscripts Referral Network

A breakthrough in health information exchange, the new Allscripts Referral Network enables physicians to easily send, receive and track round-trip patient referrals to physicians and post-acute providers, as well as collaborate via secure messages throughout the referral process. Available at no additional charge to users of any ARRA-certified Allscripts Electronic Health Record (EHR), as well as users of Allscripts ePrescribe™, the service enhances care coordination, promotes quality of care, and reduces administrative time and hassle associated with referral management, one of the most time consuming physician tasks.

The average primary care physician group spends approximately $1,000 per physician per month in staff time managing patient referrals, according to industry estimates. Electronic referrals in the Allscripts Referral Network reduce staff expense and enable caregivers to have the right information at the right time to provide appropriate care. The Allscripts Referral Network also makes practices easy to do business with, driving incremental referral revenue.

“Sending and tracking paper referrals back and forth between our multi-specialty physicians and outside referring partners is time-consuming but it’s also a critical element of care coordination,” said Praveen Toteja, Chief Information Officer of George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates, the 385-physician faculty practice of the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC.  “The Allscripts Referral Network makes the whole process easy, intuitive, fast and much more efficient. Best of all, patient referrals are fully integrated within the EHR so our physicians and support staff can handle referrals using the process they’re accustomed to, and we don’t have to ask them to learn yet another workflow.”

The Allscripts Referral Network connects physicians who utilize an Allscripts EHR, as well as the nearly 110,000 homecare, hospice, skilled nursing and other post-acute providers who receive referrals through the Allscripts Referral Management solution. Physician practices that currently lack an EHR can participate in the service via their use of the free Allscripts ePrescribe solution, or as a sponsored user in a group or community that purchases referrals with ePrescribe.  In addition, the Allscripts Referral Network offers an optional e-fax service that seamlessly faxes referrals to users who lack connectivity, while Allscripts users enjoy the same electronic workflow.

“Our multi-specialty physicians have been asking for an easy way to accept electronic referrals that synchronize the patient’s information with their EHR workflow, and two-way tracking to reduce the time their staff spends managing referrals,” said Steven Adkins, MD, Chief Medical Information Officer of Holston Medical Group (HMG) in Kingsport, Tenn.  “The Allscripts Referral Network is a welcome advance that marks a clear win for our practice.”

HMG, a pioneer in the design and implementation of Electronic Health Records, introduced its first EHR in 1995. Today, the practice’s 150 physicians are virtually paper-free.

“Allscripts Referral Network is one of the tools that positions Allscripts as the ‘Facebook of Healthcare’, connecting 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post acute care facilities and doing it for free,” said Mr. Tullman. “It doesn’t require any additional training and comes embedded in every new ARRA-Certified Allscripts EHR. We think this will help begin to change the connectivity game in healthcare. The new question will be ‘are you connected?'”

Allscripts also is actively participating in the Direct Project, a secure Internet-based approach for direct transport of structured and unstructured health information being led by Arien Malec and Doug Fridsma in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) Office of Standards and Interoperability. On Feb. 2, Mr. Tullman joined Aneesh Chopra, the White House Chief Technology Officer, Dr. David Blumenthal, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, and Farzad Mostashari, MD, Deputy National Coordinator for ONC, in a press conference announcing pilot demonstrations of the Direct Project, including at Allscripts client Albany Medical Center in Albany, New York.

The Direct Project complements the deep workflow integration of the Allscripts Referral Network, allowing ARN participants to reach Direct Project-enabled providers across the country.

For More Information

HIMSS attendees can view a demonstration of the Application Store & Exchange by visiting the Expert Bar in the Allscripts booth (#2241, Hall A).

Clients wishing to learn more about the Application Store & Exchange can log on to the Allscripts Client Site.

For more information on the Allscripts Developer Program and to contribute applications to ASX, visit www.allscripts.com/adp.

About Allscripts

Allscripts provides innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. The company’s clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions for hospitals, physicians and post-acute organizations are the essential technologies that enable a Connected Community of Health™. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

Get Connected with Allscripts at HIMSS

Visit our website to discuss the conference and find out more about the Allscripts booth #2241 (Hall A). Follow us on Twitter: @Allscripts or @connectptdata.

Allscripts Sunrise Electronic Health Record Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification as ‘Complete EHR’

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Company’s Complete Line of Acute Care, Emergency Department and Ambulatory EHR Solutions Now Certified for Meaningful Use

CHICAGO, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Sunrise Acute Care, Version 5.5 and Sunrise Emergency Care Version 5.5 are 2011/2012 CCHIT compliant and were certified as Complete EHRs on December 21, 2010 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), in accordance with the applicable eligible provider and hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

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Additionally, Sunrise Acute Care Modular Version 5.5, Sunrise Emergency Care Modular Version 5.5, Sunrise Ambulatory Modular Version 5.5, and Sunrise Patient Portal Version 5.5 are all CCHIT 2011/2012 compliant and were also certified as EHR Modules on December 21, 2010 by CCHIT, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider and hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Allscripts elected to submit Sunrise Acute Care and Emergency Care for certification as both a Complete and Modular EHR to accommodate hospitals that prefer to keep an existing third-party analytics product. Hospitals can either use the Sunrise Clinical Analytics embedded within Sunrise Acute Care or Sunrise Emergency Care to demonstrate the quality measure reporting requirement of Meaningful Use, or choose to integrate their third-party system to with Sunrise Acute Care Modular to satisfy the requirement. That third-party reporting system, however, will be required under ARRA rules to be ARRA certified as an EHR module, otherwise the hospital will have to certify the reporting module themselves – a time-consuming and expensive process.

Three clinical components of Allscripts Sunrise 5.5 EHR were previously certified by CCHIT in July. Those components included: Sunrise Clinical Manager 2011 Suite, Version 5.5, Sunrise Ambulatory Care 2011 Suite, Version 5.5 and Sunrise Emergency Care 2011 Suite, Version 5.5.

“Certification of our Sunrise Acute Care, Emergency Department and Ambulatory Electronic Health Records is an important milestone for the company as it marks the completion of ARRA certification for our full portfolio of ambulatory and acute EHRs, a commitment we made to our clients,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts.

“The Federal incentives for EHR adoption represent an unparalleled opportunity for healthcare organizations to implement tools which can help improve healthcare quality and efficiency. We believe our ARRA-certified products, coupled with our experience delivering meaningful value for tens of thousands of physician practices and hospitals across the country, make Allscripts an ideal organization to partner with as we create a connected community of health.”

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 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 either eligible provider or hospital technology. Companies offering ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certified EHR modules may return to test additional criteria and certify their products as Complete EHRs later. Companies certifying products early in the ONC-ATCB certification process must quickly adapt their products to meet the evolving nature of the NIST test procedures, particularly for electronic prescribing. ONC-ATCB product certification updates will be available at http://www.cchit.org as they occur.

“CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.

2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

Sunrise Acute Care

Sunrise Acute Care Version 5.5, certification number, CC-1112-498885-5, meets all certification criteria under the hospital domain.

The clinical quality measures to which Sunrise Acute Care Version 5.5 has been certified include: NQF 0436-0441 and NQF 0371-0376.

Sunrise Emergency Care

Sunrise Emergency Care Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-498885-1 meets all certification criteria under the hospital domain.

The clinical quality measures to which Sunrise Emergency Care Version 5.5 has been certified include: NQF 0436-0441 and NQF 0371-0376.

Sunrise Acute Care Modular

Sunrise Acute Care Module Set Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-498885-6, meets the following certification criteria under the hospital domain: 170.302a-170.302v and 170.306a-170.306h.

Sunrise Emergency Care Modular

Sunrise Emergency Care Module Set Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-498885-2, meets the following criteria under the hospital domain: 170.302a-170.302v and 170.306a-170.306h.

Sunrise Ambulatory Care Modular

Sunrise Ambulatory Care Module Set Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-498885-7, meets the following certification criteria under the eligible provider domain: 170.302a-170.302v and 170.304a-170.304f and 170.304h-170.304j.

Sunrise Ambulatory Care Modular Version 5.5 successfully demonstrated compliance with the required Core and Alternative Core EP Quality Measures and the following three “Non Core and Optional Core” Quality Measures: NQF 0067, NQF 0027 and NQF 0074.

Sunrise Patient Portal Modular

Sunrise Patient Portal Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-498885-3 meets the following certification criteria under the eligible provider domain: 170.304g and 170.304h. Sunrise Patient Portal Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-498885-4 meets the following certification criteria under the hospital domain: 170.306d and 170.306e.

The additional software Sunrise Patient Portal Version 5.5 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes Sunrise Acute Care for the hospital domain and Sunrise Ambulatory Care for the eligible provider domain.

About Allscripts

Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) provides innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. The company’s clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions for hospitals, physicians and post-acute organizations are the essential technologies that enable a connected community of health. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

About CCHIT

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.

About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. 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. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

Allscripts MyWay™ Electronic Health Record Receives ONC-ATCB Certification by Drummond Group

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CHICAGO, Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Allscripts MyWay EHR version 9.0 has received Complete EHR Ambulatory certification — deeming the Electronic Health Record (EHR) software capable of enabling providers to meet the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) program, the EHR software is 2011/2012 compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.  

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“The certification of our MyWay EHR provides physicians in independent practice and small groups an electronic health record that is simple, easy to use and that works the way their practice works, while positioning them to qualify for federal incentives under ARRA,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts. “Allscripts is committed to providing physicians and hospitals with the certified solutions they need to take full advantage of this important federal program, which we believe will ultimately lead to better health outcomes for all Americans.”

Drummond Group’s ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology — a key component of the federal government’s push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

Allscripts MyWay version 9.0, which met the requirements for a Complete EHR Ambulatory, is available as both a hosted SaaS (Software as a Service) and on-premise solution, and offers robust capabilities for electronic health as well as practice management and claims management. The solution is designed to help independent and smaller physician practices overcome cost and IT complexity barriers.

Allscripts Enterprise, Professional and PeakPractice EHRs, as well as Allscripts ED Emergency Department Information System, were all previously certified 2011/2012 compliant by Drummond Group or other ONC-ATCBs.  Allscripts Sunrise Enterprise acute care EHR is expected to receive ONC-ATCB certification before the end of the year.

“The need for EHRs in the U.S. healthcare system has been acknowledged for many years. Drummond Group is proud to work with leading healthcare vendors and help them offer certified technologies to health providers across the country. With more than 10 years of software testing experience carried out in several industries, we are confident in our ability to offer an effective and cost-efficient testing process to the healthcare industry,” says Rik Drummond, CEO of Drummond Group. “The snowball effect could mean great things for clinical care in our country. We can help IT vendors certify their EHR systems – vendors can then help providers implement the EHR solutions to achieve meaningful use and receive incentive funds – and ultimately providers can leverage the systems to improve clinical care across the nation.”

This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by Drummond Group, an ONC-ATCB approved to certify any complete or modular EHR both ambulatory and inpatient, 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 or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. Allscripts, 12/08/2010, MyWay EHR version 9.0, certification number 12082010-8725-1, Clinical Quality Measures Certified: NQF0002, NQF0013, NQF0024, NQF0028, NQF0031, NQF0038, NQF0041, NQF0043, NQF0421; additional software used: email and spreadsheet software.

About Allscripts

Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) provides innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. The company’s clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions for hospitals, physicians and post-acute organizations are the essential technologies that enable a connected community of health. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

About Drummond Group

Drummond Group, Inc., the trusted software test lab, provides effective and efficient electronic health record (EHR) testing to healthcare information technology vendors.  As an office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), Drummond Group works closely with healthcare software vendors to certify EHRs for use by providers that are looking to qualify for incentive funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Drummond Group is approved to certify both complete and module EHR for both ambulatory and inpatient. Leveraging more than a decade’s worth of interoperability, conformance testing and certification experience in multiple industries, Drummond Group delivers what’s needed in healthcare: highly reliable and readily affordable software testing services.  For more information, go to www.drummondgroup.com.

*Updated* MGMA Video Interviews @ EHRtv.com

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Dr. Fishman and the crew are back from MGMA AC10 with some insight on the EHR landscape.  Below is a partial list of the exclusive interviews. Continue reading: *Updated* MGMA Video Interviews @ EHRtv.com

Allscripts Professional Electronic Health Record Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification as ‘Complete EHR’

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CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ — Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX) announced today that Allscripts Professional™ EHR, Version 9.2 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on Sept. 30, 2010 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  

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Additionally, the company announced that Allscripts ED™, Version 6.3 Release 4, and Allscripts PeakPractice™ Version 5.5 are both 2011/2012 compliant and were certified as EHR Modules on Sept. 30, 2010 by CCHIT, in accordance with the applicable hospital and eligible provider certification criteria, respectively, adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.  

“This certification of the first group of Allscripts Electronic Health Records for mid-sized physician groups and for Emergency Department physicians demonstrates the significant progress we’ve made in certifying our entire portfolio of acute and ambulatory EHRs, all of which we’ve committed to complete before the end of the year, well in advance of when our clients will need the ARRA stamp of approval,” said Glen Tullman, Chief Executive Officer of Allscripts.

Mr. Tullman continued, “The Federal incentives for EHR adoption represent an unparalleled opportunity for healthcare organizations to bend the curve on healthcare quality and cost.  We believe our ARRA-certified products – coupled with our experience delivering meaningful value for tens of thousands of physician practices and hospitals across the country – make Allscripts an ideal organization to partner with as we create the future of healthcare together.”

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 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 either eligible provider or hospital technology. Companies offering ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certified EHR modules may return to test additional criteria and certify their products as Complete EHRs later. Companies certifying products early in the ONC-ATCB certification process must quickly adapt their products to meet the evolving nature of the NIST test procedures, particularly for electronic prescribing. ONC-ATCB product certification updates will be available at http://www.cchit.org as they occur.  

“CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.

2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

Allscripts Professional EHR

Allscripts Professional™ EHR, Version 9.2, certification number CC-1112-395691-1, meets all certification criteria under the eligible provider domain.

The clinical quality measures to which Allscripts Professional™ EHR, Version 9.2 has been certified include: NQF 0421, NQF 0013, NQF 0028, NQF 0041, NQF 0024, NQF 0038, NQF 0043, NQF 0031, and NQF 0001.

The additional software Allscripts Professional™ EHR, Version 9.2 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes: Intuit/Medfusion patient portal for 170.304(g), and Allscripts Interface Engine for 170.302(h), 170.302(l) and 170.302(k).

Allscripts ED

Allscripts ED™, Version 6.3 Release 4, certification number CC-1112-814405-1, meets the following certification criteria under the hospital domain:

  • Foundational Security and Privacy
  • Drug-Drug/Drug-Allergy Checks, 170.302(a)  
  • Drug-Formulary Checks, 170.302(b)
  • Problem List, 170.302(c)  
  • Medication List, 170.302(d)
  • Allergy List, 170.302(e)
  • Vital Signs, 170.302(f)(1)
  • Body Mass Index, 170.302(f)(2)
  • Smoking Status. 170.302(g)
  • Incorporate Lab Results, 170.302(h)
  • Patient Lists, 170.302(i)
  • Medication Reconciliation, 170.302(j)
  • Immunization Registries, 170.302(k)
  • Automate Measure Calculation, 170.302(n)
  • Access Control, 170.302(o)
  • Emergency Access, 170.302(p)
  • Automatic Log-Off, 170.302(q)
  • Audit Log, 170.302(r)
  • Integrity, 170.302(s)
  • Authentication, 170.302(t)
  • General Encryption, 170.302(u)
  • Encryption when Exchanging Electronic Health Information, 170.302(v)
  • CPOE, 170.306(a)
  • Record Demographics, 170.306(b)
  • Clinical Decision Support, 170.306(c)  
  • Electronic Copy of Health Information: Discharge Summary, 170.306(d)(2)  
  • Electronic Copy of Discharge Information, 170.306(e)  
  • Advance Directives, 170.306(h)

The additional software Allscripts ED™, Version 6.3 Release 4 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes: .NET Encryption Test Harness (open source tool) for 170.302(s) and 170.302(u) and Adobe Acrobat, Citrix Presentation Server, Citrix Secure Gateway, Citrix SSL Relay and Citrix ICA Client for 170.302(v).

Allscripts PeakPractice

Allscripts Allscripts PeakPractice™, Version 5.5, certification number CC-1112-216363-1, meets the following certification criteria under the eligible provider domain:

  • Foundational Security and Privacy
  • Drug-Drug/Drug-Allergy Checks, 170.302(a) 
  • Drug-Formulary Checks, 170.302(b)
  • Problem List, 170.302(c) 
  • Medication List, 170.302(d)
  • Allergy List, 170.302(e)
  • Vital Signs, 170.302(f)(1)
  • Body Mass Index, 170.302(f)(2)
  • Growth Charts, 170.302(f)(3)
  • Smoking Status. 170.302(g)
  • Incorporate Lab Results, 170.302(h)
  • Patient Lists, 170.302(i)
  • Medication Reconciliation, 170.302(j)
  • Immunization Registries, 170.302(k)
  • Education Resources, 170.302(m)
  • Access Control, 170.302(o)
  • Emergency Access, 170.302(p)
  • Automatic Log-Off, 170.302(q)
  • Audit Log, 170.302(r)
  • Integrity, 170.302(s)
  • Authentication, 170.302(t)
  • General Encryption, 170.302(u)
  • Encryption when Exchanging Electronic Health Information, 170.302(v)
  • Accounting of Disclosures, 170.302(w)
  • CPOE, 170.304(a)
  • Record Demographics, 170.304(b)
  • Patient Reminders, 170.304(d)
  • Clinical Decision Support, 170.304(e)
  • Timely Access, 170.304(g) 
  • Electronic Copy of Health Information 170.304(f)
  • Clinical Summaries 170.304(h)
  • Exchange Clinical Information and Patient Summary Record 170.304(i)

Allscripts Allscripts PeakPractice™, Version 5.5 did not rely upon additional software to demonstrate compliance.

About Allscripts

Allscripts (NASDAQ: MDRX) provides innovative solutions that empower all stakeholders across the healthcare continuum to deliver world-class outcomes. The company’s clinical, financial, connectivity and information solutions for hospitals, physicians and post-acute organizations are the essential technologies that enable a connected healthcare community. To learn more about Allscripts, please visit www.allscripts.com, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

About CCHIT

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology.  The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB).  More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.

About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. 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. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

Allscripts and Eclipsys to Merge, Creating New Healthcare Information Technology Leader

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$1.3 BILLION ALL-STOCK TRANSACTION TO FORM ONE COMPANY WITH THE INDUSTRY’S LARGEST NETWORK OF CLIENTS ON THE MOST ADVANCED PRODUCT PLATFORM RESULTING IN A SINGLE PATIENT RECORD

COMBINED CLIENT BASE TO INCLUDE 180,000 PHYSICIANS, 1,500 HOSPITALS AND 10,000 POST-ACUTE ORGANIZATIONS

TRANSACTION EXPECTED TO BE ACCRETIVE TO ALLSCRIPTS NON-GAAP EARNINGS STARTING IN CALENDAR YEAR 2011

MISYS OWNERSHIP IN ALLSCRIPTS TO BE REDUCED THROUGH SHARE BUYBACK AND SECONDARY OFFERING

CHICAGO and ATLANTA, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ –Allscripts (Nasdaq: MDRX), the leading provider of clinical software, information and connectivity solutions for physicians, and Eclipsys (Nasdaq: ECLP), a leading enterprise provider of solutions and services for hospitals and clinicians, today announced a definitive agreement to merge in an all-stock transaction valued at approximately $1.3 billion. The combination of Allscripts and Eclipsys will create a clear leader in healthcare information technology, with the most comprehensive solution offering for healthcare organizations of every size and setting. Under terms of the merger agreement, Eclipsys stockholders will receive 1.2 shares of Allscripts for each share of Eclipsys, a 19 percent premium based on the June 8th closing price. Continue reading: Allscripts and Eclipsys to Merge, Creating New Healthcare Information Technology Leader

MacPractice assists clients to ePrescribe for free

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MacPractice assists clients to ePrescribe for free
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eRx NOW is a free internet-based electronic prescribing system provided by Allscripts, a member of the National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative (NEPSI). eRx NOW stores prescription history, provides drug interactions and is accessible via the Internet on a computer, a PDA or a cell phone. Free training and support for eRx NOW is provided by Allscripts.

Allscripts Ranked No. 1 in Electronic Prescribing for 2007

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Allscripts Ranked No. 1 in Electronic Prescribing for 2007
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Allscripts, the leading provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that physicians use to improve healthcare, announced today that it transmitted more electronic prescriptions in 2007 over the Pharmacy Health Information Exchange(TM) than any other e-prescribing vendor.