Friday, April 12, 2013

HITECH Certification Answers on MU Live!

Dynamic Health IT was featured this week on Meaningful Use Radio Show MU Live!

Jeff Robbins and Renee Martin joined Jim Tate and Roberta Mullin to discuss the topic of EHR Interoperability and Certification.

Click here to listen to a Podcast of the show!

Topics discussed include the differences in 2011 Edition and 2014 Edition HITECH Certification testing, details about a number of interoperability modules, implementation of Direct Protocol, differences in security modules in 2014, etc.

Our 2014 Edition certified bolt-on software, ConnectEHR, can be your interoperability solution for Stage 2.  DHIT works with vendors and hospitals in their certification efforts by providing  consulting and bolt-on software. 

ConnectEHR 1.0 meets the following certification criteria:
  • 170.314(a) (15) Patient-specific education resources
  • 170.314(b) (1) Transitions of care – receive, display, and incorporate transition of care/referral summaries
  • 170.314(b) (2) Transitions of care – create and transmit transition of care/referral summaries
  • 170.314(b) (5) Incorporate laboratory test and values/results.
  • 170.314(b) (6) Inpatient setting only- transmission of electronic laboratory tests and values/results to ambulatory providers
  • 170.314(b) (7) Data Portability 
  • 170.314(d) (1) Authentication, access control, and authorization
  • 170.314(d) (2) Auditable events and tamper resistance
  • 170.314(d) (3) Audit Log
  • 170.314(d) (5) Automatic log-off
  • 170.314(d) (6) Emergency access
  • 170.314(d) (7) Encryption of data at rest
  • 170.314(d) (8) Integrity
  • 170.314(e) (1) View, download, and transmit to 3rd party
  • 170.314(e) (2) Ambulatory setting only-clinical summaries
  • 170.314(e) (3) Ambulatory setting only-secure messaging
  • 170.314(f) (2) Transmission to immunization registries
  • 170.314(f) (3) Transmission to public health agencies – Syndromic Surveillance
  • 170.314(f) (4) Inpatient setting only- transmission of reportable laboratory tests and values/results
  • 170.314(g) (1) Automated numerator recording 
  • 170.314(g) (4) Quality Management

If you need assistance on your 2011 or 2014 Edition certification, contact DHIT at
(504) 309-9103.

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