GREAT RIVER, N.Y., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Netsmart Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of software and services for health and human services organizations, today announced that its CMHC/MIS 4.2 electronic health record (EHR) software has successfully completed ARRA ONC-ATCB certification testing for the 21 ARRA certification tests for which it was submitted, earning a Certificate of EHR Compliance for 19 General and Ambulatory criteria. Netsmart plans to complete the 13 remaining ARRA tests in the second quarter of 2011 to make CMHC/MIS 4.2 software a Complete Ambulatory ARRA-certified EHR.
The successful testing of CMHC/MIS 4.2 software included passage of nine required security-related modules and other tests in such areas as health information exchange connectivity, monitoring smoking status, capturing vital signs, plotting growth charts, providing client-specific education resources, generating client lists and reminders, and maintaining an up-to-date problem list.
"This significant step towards complete certification demonstrates our ongoing commitment to our Netsmart customers on the CMHC/MIS platform," said James L. Conway, chief executive officer, Netsmart Technologies. "By using a complete certified solution, providers can enjoy the benefits of working with one technology partner to achieve Meaningful Use without integrating multiple module certified products."
Testing was conducted under Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records ONC-ATCB program. Drummond Group, Inc., is an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) named by the Office of the National Coordinator to provide meaningful use certification for EHR systems and applications.
Netsmart was the first behavioral healthcare software provider to offer a Complete ARRA-certified EHR when it achieved certification for its Avatar™ 2011 e
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