WCH Service Bureau’s iSmart EHR Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group
NEW YORK, December 6, 2013 – WCH’ Service Bureau’s iSmart EHR has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
“I am grateful to all employees and doctors who took a huge part and helped to develop this software. We are fortunate and happy to have a team of extremely talented people,” said Aleksandr Romanychev, President and CEO of WCH. “Not mentioning that WCH has the first Certified Professional Biller in Brooklyn, our programmers have developed this unique software in a short time frame and achieved the Stage 2 certification. It is our responsibility to the healthcare industry to provide physicians the tools they need to practice medicine in a simplified, comfortable way. Our system was developed with our clients’ needs in mind and it will help them achieve smoother office operations. We are committed to the success of our clients. After all, their success is our success.”
Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology – a key component of the federal government’s push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.
iSmart EHR, which met the requirements for EHR modular (ambulatory) 2014 is a web based system that offers a user friendly, easy to learn interface. The WCH iSmart EHR is ideal for small and mid-sized practices and solo practitioners. It is easy to navigate and efficient to use. The iSmart EHR increases charting efficiency while providing online collaboration offering all features allowing provider to be eligible for meaningful use incentive program. This unique and professional system is designed to maximize user efficiency and effectiveness in an affordable way.
“Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience,” says Rik Drummond, CEO of Drummond Group Inc. “We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry.”
“This EHR Module is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
The modular EHR “iSmart EHR version 188.8.131.52” which was developed by WCH Service Bureau, Inc was certified on 12/02/2013 as a 2014 Edition Modular EHR for Ambulatory setting certificate No. 12022013-2402-5. Modules Tested: 70.314(a) (1,3-9,11,4);170.314(b)(1,2,4,
7);170.314(c)(1-3);170.134(d)( 1-8); 170.34(e(3); 170.314(g)(2,3,4)
Clinical Quality Measures tested: CMS068v3; CMS075v2; CMS125v2; CMS126v2; CMS134v2; CMS155v2; CMS156v2; CMS161v2; CMS165v2
Additional software used: DrFirst Rcopia
Price transparency: This certified product may require a one-time setup license fee and/or ongoing monthly costs for integration of some modules. Contact us for more detailed pricing information or visit our website http://wchsb.com/
About WCH Service Bureau
WCH Service Bureau is a global service provider and a leader in the tri-state area that offers an array of billing and healthcare services for large and small medical groups. Headquartered in Brooklyn, New York, WCH provides billing, credentialing, coding, chart auditing, EHR system and customized medical software solutions as well as receptionist services, and Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits. WCH Service Bureau serves private clinics, hospitals, laboratories, imaging centers, pharmacies and supply companies and has hundreds of healthcare provider groups as clients. Medicare, Medicaid and top commercial insurance carriers in the tri-state area and other states also recognize WCH Service Bureau as a vendor. The company is affiliated with numerous industry associations including the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA); the American Medical Billing Association (AMBA); American Association of Professional Coders (AAPC), and the Professional Association of Healthcare Management (PAHCOM). For more information, please visit www.wchsb.com
About Drummond Group Inc.
Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group 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 Accredited Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visithttp://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI@drummondgroup.com.