RamSoft PowerServer Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

(November 7, 2014 – Toronto, Ontario, Canada) – RamSoft PowerServer 6.0 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition complete EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). PowerServer 6.0 was certified on October 10, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

“We are pleased to have completed phase 2 of Meaningful Use.” said Marilyn Solano, director of sales and marketing, RamSoft. “We are confident that Direct messaging will change the way radiology collaborates with referring physicians and we are pleased to be part of these changes in healthcare.”

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. ONC HIT 2014 Edition Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 Meaningful Use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.

RamSoft PowerServer 6.0’s certification number is 140304R00. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The clinical quality measures to which RamSoft PowerServer 6.0 has been certified include:

  • CMS 50 Closing the Referral Loop: Receipt of Specialist Report
  • CMS 125 Breast Cancer Screening
  • CMS 127 Pneumonia Vaccination Status for Older Adults
  • CMS 165 Controlling High Blood Pressure
  • CMS 166 Use of Imaging Studies for Low Back Pain
  • CMS 68 Documentation of Current Medications in the Medical Records
  • CMS 69 Preventive Care & Screening: BMI Screening & Follow-Up CMS 117 Childhood Immunization Status
  • CMS 138 Preventive Care & Screening: Tobacco Use: Screening & Cessation Intervention
  • CMS 147 Preventive Care & Screening: Influenza Immunization

The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: NewCrop, Microsoft HealthVault, Microsoft Word, Mirth Connect and MedlinePlus Connect.

The additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement this complete EHR’s capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: Monthly per Physician fee.

About RamSoft Inc.

RamSoft, a Canadian IT software and services company with 20 years of experience, is dedicated to developing and delivering cost effective RIS, PACS and Teleradiology solutions for its clients in the U.S. and around the world. The company’s goal is to enable imaging facilities, radiology centers, and ambulatory and acute-care practices to continue offering superior patient care while improving workflow efficiencies. RamSoft, Inc. offers a wide range of affordable and feature-rich solutions such as the PowerServer™ Series of PACS, RIS/PACS, Teleradiology, and Patient Information Management Systems. For more information, visit www.RamSoft.com.

About ONC Certification

The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and certifies that HIT is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria.

About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world’s top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

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