SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - March 17, 2011) - 3M Health Information Systems announced today that software modules of 3M eHealth Documentation Solutions -- 3M ChartRelease Software, version 7; 3M Electronic Signature Authentication (with 3M ChartView), version 5; 3M ChartScan Software version 3; 3M ChartFact Software, version 14; 3M PFS Document Management Software, version 5; 3M VoiceScript Software, version 10; 3M ChartScript Software, version 10; and 3M ChartScriptMD Software, version 10 -- are 2011/2012 compliant and have been certified as EHR Modules by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable hospital 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).
"This significant milestone underscores 3M's commitment to providing premier EHR products to the healthcare industry," said Myung Kim, Vice President, 3M Health Information Systems. "By offering dictation, speech recognition, and transcription with chart imaging, viewing and tracking, we can help our clients automate the entire document management process via a single interface to streamline workflow and enhance overall patient care."
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.
The certified 3M products are available on Platform 7, Feature Pack 2, the latest generation of 3M's unified services platform, and include:
- 3M ChartRelease Software, Version 7, certification number CC-1112-416190-5
- 3M Electronic Signature Authentication Software (with 3M ChartView Software), Version 5, certification number CC-1112-416190-1
- 3M ChartScan Software, Version 3, certification number CC-1112-416190-4
- 3M ChartFact Software, Version 14, certification number CC-1112-416190-3
- 3M Patient Financial Services Document Management Software, Version 5, certification number CC-1112-416190-2
- 3M VoiceScript Software, Version 10, certification number CC-1112-416190-8
- 3M ChartScript Software, Version 10, certification number CC-1112-4161906-6
- 3M ChartScriptMD Software, Version 10, certification number CC-1112-416190-7
All certified 3M products listed above meet the foundational Security and Privacy criteria. Additionally, 3M Electronic Signature Authentication Software (with 3M ChartView Software), Version 5, and 3M ChartRelease Software, Version 7, meet the criteria for 306 (e) -- Electronic Copy of Discharge Instructions.
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.
3M Health Information Systems
3M Health Information Systems delivers comprehensive software and consulting services to help organizations worldwide improve clinical documentation, quality, and financial performance across the healthcare continuum. 3M offers integrated solutions for medical records coding, ICD-10, dictation and transcription, speech recognition, clinical documentation improvement, quality, and data standardization and vocabularies, effectively meeting the industry's changing needs. With more than 25 years of healthcare experience and expertise, 3M works as a trusted and stable business partner to provide reliable implementation, training, and support services. www.3Mhis.com
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.
3M, ChartRelease, ChartView, ChartScan, ChartFact, VoiceScript, ChartScript, and ChartScriptMD are trademarks of 3M Company.