News | January 30, 2014

MedInformatix Receives Stage 2 Meaningful Use Certification

MedInformatix RIS EHR Stage 2 Meaningful Use Certification
January 30, 2014 — MedInformatix’s radiology information system (RIS) with Complete electronic health records (EHR) Version 7.6 received Stage 2 Meaningful Use certification under guidelines established by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS). The system is certified as a Complete EHR, including all 64 clinical quality measures (CQM’s).
 
The certification comes after MedInformatix completed a rigorous certification process administered by Drummond Group, a designated Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB). Drummond works closely with healthcare software providers across the country to certify EHRs for use by medical practices and organizations looking to qualify for incentive funds under guidelines of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
 
The ARRA specifies that healthcare providers show they are using certified EHR technology in ‘meaningful’ ways that improve the quality, safety and efficiency of the nation’s healthcare system. In July 2010, HHS and the Centers of Medicare & Medicaid Services established three stages of Meaningful Use, outlining specific criteria for each stage and offering incentive payments for achieving them. Stage 1 of the process began in 2011 followed by Stage 2 in 2014. Stage 3 guidelines have yet to be determined. After 2015, healthcare providers not achieving Meaningful Use requirements will be subject to financial penalties, making 2014 the final year to qualify for incentive payments.
 
MedInformatix clients have been among the first medical practices and providers in the nation to collect Meaningful Use incentives. Through November 2013, MedInformatix clients who have implemented its certified solution have collected more than $42 million in incentive payments.
 
For more information: www.medinformatix.com 

Related Content

News | Enterprise Imaging | November 14, 2018
Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas Inc. will showcase new features and tools for the Exa Enterprise Imaging platform at...
Deaconess Health System Chooses Sectra as Enterprise Imaging Vendor
News | Enterprise Imaging | November 02, 2018
International medical imaging information technology (IT) and cybersecurity company Sectra will install its enterprise...
Carestream Spotlights Healthcare IT and Imaging Systems at RSNA 2018
News | Information Technology | October 31, 2018
Carestream announced it will be displaying several imaging and healthcare information technology (IT) offerings at the...
Cullman Regional Medical Center

Cullman Regional Medical Center (Alabama) is a 145-bed medical center serving more than 175,000 residents in a six-county area and recognized as one of the region’s finest medical facilities.

Sponsored Content | Case Study | PACS | October 05, 2018
When Cullman Regional Medical Center in Alabama decided to switch from 2-D
Agfa Introducing New MUSICA Workstation at RSNA 2018
News | PACS Accessories | October 04, 2018
At the 2018 Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) annual meeting, Nov. 26-30 in Chicago, Agfa HealthCare will...
Intelerad Medical Systems Appoints New President and CEO
News | Enterprise Imaging | September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018 — Intelerad Medical Systems announced that following the retirement of Randall Oka, its board of d
Laurel Bridge Enables Healthcare Providers to Manage Image Archive Migrations and Consolidations
News | Enterprise Imaging | September 25, 2018
September 25, 2018 — Laurel Bridge Software announced improvements to their Exodus Migration and Consolidation Contro
Sponsored Content | Case Study | Information Technology | September 07, 2018
One of the Northeast’s major teaching hospitals is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine. It has...
Mount Sinai Serves as Official Medical Services Provider for 2018 U.S. Open
News | Orthopedic Imaging | September 06, 2018
For the sixth consecutive year, Mount Sinai will serve as the official medical services provider for the 2018 U.S. Open...