Dialog Medical, a subsidiary of Standard Register (NYSE:SR), reported today that its
has achieved 2011 Edition EHR Modular* Inpatient ONC-ACB Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting providers with Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The iMedConsent application was certified on January 31, 2013 under ICSA Labs’ ONC-ACB Electronic Health Record program and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
“Securing ONC-ACB Certification demonstrates a commitment to supporting hospitals’ meaningful use initiatives,” said Tim Kelly, vice president of marketing for Dialog Medical. “Certification in five inpatient domain criteria is essential to the attestation needs of our current and prospective clients.”
“Standard Register Healthcare is committed to advancing the patient engagement strategies of hospitals and providers,” said John King, president of Standard Register Healthcare. “Receipt of ONC-ACB Certification of the iMedConsent application punctuates our commitment to supporting patient-centered communications in hospitals seeking funding for their EHR investment under the ARRA.”
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. Its electronic health record certification and testing program provides verification that the certified EHR technology supports meaningful use, as well as helps health care organizations protect sensitive and private patient information.
iMedConsent application version 3.833 meets the following certification criteria:
- 170.302(g) Smoking Status
- 170.302(m) Patient Specific Education Resources
- 170.306(b) Record Demographics
- 170.306(e) Electronic Copy of Discharge Instructions
- 170.306(h) Advance Directives
- 170.302(o) Access Control
- 170.302(p) Emergency Access
- 170.302(q) Automatic Log-off
- 170.302(r) Audit Log
- 170.302(s) Integrity
- 170.302(t) Authentication
- 170.302(u) General Encryption
- 170.302(v) Encryption When Exchanging Electronic Health Information
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria included Microsoft SQL Server 2008.