Navigation Links
OpusClinicalSuite(R) Achieves 08 CCHIT Certification as Inpatient EHR
Date:6/25/2009

AUSTIN, Texas, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Opus Healthcare Solutions, Inc. announced today that OpusClinicalSuite(R) Version 2.3 has met the criteria set by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT(R)) for receiving 08 Inpatient EHR certification. The certification is designated by CCHIT as pre-market conditional pending verified installation of the CCHIT Certified(R) version in an acute care hospital. CCHIT Certified product certification designates that a health information technology product has been tested against a set of functionality, interoperability and security criteria and has passed inspection of 100 percent of the criteria.

(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080325/LATU040LOGO)

As of June 25, 2009, Opus Healthcare is one of only two companies that currently have received CCHIT certification under the 08 criteria for this classification (see http://www.cchit.org/choose/inpatient/08/).

The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology is a private non-profit organization recognized by the federal government as an official certification body for healthcare information technology (HIT) products. Their mission is to accelerate the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology throughout the United States by creating an efficient, credible and sustainable certification program.

Tim Rhoads, Chief Executive Officer of Opus Healthcare Solutions, noted "We are very pleased to be a leader in the 08 CCHIT Certified Inpatient EHR category. The 08 criteria, the most current available, is rigorous and comprehensive. We believe that our 08 CCHIT certification will put us squarely on the short list of leading vendors offering certified products that will equip provider organizations to achieve 'meaningful use,' a prerequisite for capturing early Federal Stimulus funding in FY2011, as the required standards and certification criteria are released later this year."

He added, "We believe that the CCHIT certification marks a major validation for our company products and we expect it to lead to significant growth in the next five years. With EHR adoption rates historically low in our target market, Opus Healthcare Solutions is poised for such success; not only because of the legislative financial incentives, but also because of the unique, truly Web-based architecture of the OpusClinicalSuite(R) EHR and its native ASP delivery model should the hospital choose that business model."

"Many rural and community hospitals find it difficult to attract and retain skilled IT professionals. When we provide our software on an ASP basis, we assume responsibility for installing and updating it, easing the work load on existing staff, and reducing initial upfront costs towards adopting CCHIT Certified EHR technology," Rhoads said.

The OpusClinicalSuite(R) provides a single point-of-access for clinicians to enter and retrieve all patient clinical information (patient vitals, lab results, medications, imaging results), from the bedside or remote locations such as their office or distant clinics. The suite enables hospitals to meet patient safety issues and implement quality measures for improved patient outcomes.

About Opus Healthcare Solutions, Inc.

Opus Healthcare Solutions, Inc. delivers highly adaptable Web-based clinical applications to hospital systems and integrated health networks. The 2nd generation technology of the OpusClinicalSuite(R) includes CPOE, clinical decision support, clinical documentation, interdisciplinary plans of care, pharmacy, order management, results management, advanced reporting, a clinical data repository, interdepartmental messaging, document scanning, medical necessity checking, physician Web portal for remote desktop and Smartphone access, and laboratory data management inclusive of microbiology and anatomic pathology. The system is built on a secure Web architecture, and capable of sharing clinical data through an integrated HL7/XML interface engine for the highest levels of interoperability.

Note: CCHIT(R) is a registered mark of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology. CCHIT Certified(R) is a registered mark of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology.

    For more information:

    Chris Mountzouris
    Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
    Opus Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
    O: 512-336-7200
    cmountzouris@opushealthcare.com

    James Harris
    Westside Public Relations
    Cell: 310-780-7107
    O: 310-398-5565
    jharris@westsidepr.com

Available Topic Expert(s): For information on the listed expert(s), click appropriate link.

FRED BECK PRESIDENT

https://profnet.prnewswire.com/Subscriber/ExpertProfile.aspx?ei=68876


'/>"/>
SOURCE Opus Healthcare Solutions, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Preferred Management Corp. Installs OpusClinicalSuite(R) at 2 Texas Hospitals
2. Bates County Memorial Hospital Selects Opus Healthcare Solutions, Inc. to Implement the OpusClinicalSuite(R) EMR
3. Kingfisher Healthcare (KFH) Achieves World Class Quality Platform
4. Kaiser Permanente Achieves Climate Action Leader Status
5. OSF HealthCare Achieves Impressive Tobacco Quit Rates with the Free & Clear(R) Quit For Life(TM) Program
6. LMS integrated obstetrics solution achieves general availability
7. ENDEAVOR IV achieves primary endpoint, demonstrates similar safety profile compared to Taxus stent
8. Pharsight Achieves $7.3 Million in Quarterly Revenue
9. Halogen Software Achieves Most Successful Quarter in Company History - Includes Record Year-Over-Year Overall and License Revenue
10. Cethromycin achieves all endpoints in second pivotal Phase III Trial for treatment for pneumonia
11. Joint Commission International Achieves Accreditation from ISQua
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... "With 30 hand-drawn hand gesture ... said Christina Austin - CEO of Pixel Film Studios. , ProHand Cartoon’s package ... Final Cut Pro X . Simply select a ProHand generator and drag it ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 25, 2016 , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s ... setting the bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those ... goal. , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) learned ... receive two significant new grants to support its work to advance research and ... by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their work in fighting pulmonary ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... People across the U.S. are sharpening their pencils and honing their writing ... which patients and their families pay tribute to a genetic counselor by nominating him ... Genetic Counselors (NSGC) Annual Education Conference (AEC) this September. , In April, Genome ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... recruitment firm Slone Partners is pleased to announce the placement of Suzanne ... of North American Capital Sales at HTG Molecular . , In ... commercialization of the HTG EdgeSeq system and associated reagents in North America. , Headquartered ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/24/2016)... SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ ... pulmonary function testing company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung ... ndd Medical Technologies , Inc. Patients are ... labs.  Thanks to ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like ... any needed testing done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)...  Arkis BioSciences, a leading innovator in the ... cerebrospinal fluid treatments, today announced it has secured ... led by Innova Memphis, followed by Angel Capital ... Arkis, new financing will accelerate the commercialization of ... of its in-licensed Endexo® technology. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... startling report released today, National Safety Council research shows ... plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. Prescription Nation ... the worst drug crisis in recorded U.S. history, assigned a "Making ... , New Mexico , Tennessee ... states, three – Michigan , Missouri ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: