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Fishkill, NY, United States, 2015/07/27 - With an intense focus on interoperability, MedAllies, has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2014 Edition Modular Certification via Drummond Group, LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB).
This certification designates that MedAllies’ 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). MedAllies is one of the first in the nation to achieve this new modular certification for Direct Messaging. MedAllies Chief Executive Officer John Blair III, MD stated,“MedAllies is committed to interoperability for all providers and patients to best achieve coordination of care and the triple aim of better health, better care and lower cost.” As a result of the certification from the Drummond Group, MedAllies will be included on the list of ONC Certified Products for the following criteria:
170.314.h.1- Direct Messaging
170.314.h.2 - Secure Health Transport and XDR/XDM for Direct
170-.314.h.3 - SOAP Transport and Security Specification and XDR/XDM for Direct
170.314.g.4 - Quality Management System
About Drummond Group, LLC
Drummond Group, LLC is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group, LLC tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group LLC continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services.
MedAllies, founded in 2001, has extensive experience with EHR implementations and workflow redesign to improve clinical care. It provides unmatched expertise in interoperability, health information exchange and Direct services. As one of the ONC Direct Reference Implementation vendors, MedAllies has provided Direct services since the Direct Project’s inception. MedAllies Direct Solutions™ builds on existing technology to achieve interoperability. It focuses on provider adoption and use of EHRs for clinical workflow integration beyond the walls of their organizations over the MedAllies Direct Network. Physicians use their current EHR systems, allowing information to flow across disparate EHR systems in a manner consistent with provider workflows. MedAllies Direct Solutions is a tool to advance primary care models that emphasize care coordination and improved care transitions, and support patient centered care.