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Modernizing Medicine’s EMA Receives ONC-ATCB EHR-C 2011/2012 Certification

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February 10th, 2012 – Modernizing Medicine announced today that EMA Version 3.0, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on February 10th, 2012 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

“Complete certification is a major milestone for our company. Dermatologists and Ophthalmologists using our product are already saving an hour a day. Now they can qualify for $44,000 over five years with $18,000 in government stimulus money this year alone, giving physicians a compelling reason to adopt EMA before Oct 1st, 2012.” says Daniel Cane, CEO.

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that Complete EHRs meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria and EHR Modules meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology.

“CCHIT is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.

EMA, Version 3.0 certification number is CC-1112-620470-3. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

The clinical quality measures to which EMA Version 3.0 has been certified include: NQF 0041, NQF 0086, NQF 0088, NQF 0089, NQF 0055, NQF 0055, NQF 0421, NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0028, and NQF 0038.

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About Modernizing Medicine

Modernizing Medicine is delivering the next generation of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) technology into surgical medical specialty practices. Our product, EMA, acts as an Electronic Medical Assistant, adapting to each providers unique style of practice, and integrating seamlessly into the practice’s workflow. Available as a native iPad application, or from any web-enabled Mac or PC, EMA’s touch-based system virtually eliminates the need for a keyboard. EMA saves valuable time by scribing notes, electronically prescribing, and automating lab requisition forms and results, and so much more. Unlike other EMR software, EMA has pre-programmed medical and billing expertise. There are no templates or macros. EMA takes the burden off of the doctor to bill each visit by hand. Today, Modernizing Medicine provides specialty-specific offerings for the dermatology and ophthalmology markets. Schedule a demo today and talk with us to find out why over 1000 providers at more than 300 practices have selected EMA to save them time.

About CCHIT The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.

About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.