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BioMedix, Inc.'s TRAKnet Practice Management Software Receives ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 Certification



11/1/2010 6:50:32 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMedix announced today that TRAKnet Practice Management Software 2.0 is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on October 28th, 2010 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).

"We believe this final step in the Complete EHRcertification process validates us as having the first to market, complete EHR certified Podiatric EMR/EHR product. TRAKnet DPM is made for and by Podiatrists," BioMedix President and CEO John Romans commented. "Our Software Development Team, under the direction of Dr. Scott Leum, has created the leading EHR product to support our physician and hospital clients."

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.

TRAKnet Practice Management Software 2.0's certification number is CC-1112-101360-2. 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 TRAKnet Practice Management Software has been certified include: NQF 0013 Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement; NQF 0024 Weight Assessment and Counseling; NQF 0028 Tobacco Use Assessment and Cessation; NQF 0038 Childhood Immunization Status; NQF 0041 Influenza Immunization; NQF 0056 Diabetes: Foot Exam; NQF 0059 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control; NQF 0061 Diabetes: BP Management; NQF 0421 Adult Weight Screening & Follow-Up

About BioMedix

BioMedix provides the only integrated suite of hardware, software and online services designed to cost-effectively detect Peripheral Arterial Disease (P.A.D.) and Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI). Vascular specialists, primary care providers, hospitals and health systems use our products to identify these patients. Our devices and Health Information Technology (HIT) software reduce mistakes, provide data for sound analysis, build practice revenue and streamline reimbursement while providing a platform that supports the continuum of care and increased quality outcomes. For more information about BioMedix products, call 877-854-0014 or log on to www.BioMedix.com.

This Complete EHR is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable certification criteria for Eligible Providers adopted by the Secretary 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.

Vendor Name: BioMedix

Date Certified: 10/28/2010

Product Version: TRAKnet Practice Management Software2.0

Unique Certification ID: CC-1112-101360-2

Clinical Quality Measurements: The clinical quality measures to which theComplete EHRhas been certified include: NQF 0013 Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement; NQF 0024 Weight Assessment and Counseling; NQF 0028 Tobacco Use Assessment and Cessation; NQF 0038 Childhood Immunization Status; NQF 0041 Influenza Immunization; NQF 0056 Diabetes: Foot Exam; NQF 0059 Diabetes: Hemoglobin A1c Poor Control; NQF 0061 Diabetes: BP Management; NQF 0421 Adult Weight Screening & Follow-Up



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.

SOURCE BioMedix


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