Milford, MA /PRNewswire/ - Psyche Systems Corporation's, LabWeb® Version 8 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible laboratories and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). LabWeb Version 8 was certified on May 20, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).
"We are pleased to be able to support our customers' 2011 and 2014 Meaningful Use initiatives and believe that our ONC HIT certifications for both the ambulatory and inpatient settings will position our customers to successfully demonstrate Meaningful Use," said Lisa-Jean Clifford, CEO, Psyche Systems Corporation.
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. 2014 Edition ONC HIT Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 Meaningful Use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.
LabWeb Version 8's certification numbers are 140080R00 for the Ambulatory setting and 140081R00 for the Inpatient setting. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
LabWeb Version 8 meets the following certification criteria for the inpatient setting: 170.314, for Incorporation of Laboratory Tests and Values/Results, Transmission of Electronic Laboratory Tests and Values/Results to Ambulatory Providers, Transmission of Reportable Laboratory Tests and Values/Results, Automated Numerator Recording and Quality Management System and for the ambulatory setting: Incorporate Laboratory Tests and Values/Results, Automated Numerator Recording and Quality Management System.
LabWeb Version 8 meets the following certification criteria for the ambulatory setting: 170.314, for Incorporation of Laboratory Tests and Values/Results, Automated Numerator Recording and Quality Management System.
About Psyche Systems Corporation
Since 1976, Psyche Systems has delivered products that help laboratories of all sizes run more efficiently and cost-effectively. Psyche's WindoPath AP system, Clinical LIS, e.Outreach, EMR Internet Interface, MicroPath, and SBB blood bank software deliver a completely integrated solution for all areas and types of laboratories. Psyche's products are fully integrated or stand-alone and support full automation, integration with instruments, clinical and back-office systems, Outreach and Meaningful Use initiatives.
For more information, visit www.psychesystems.com.
About ONC Certification
The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and certifies that HIT is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria.
About ICSA Labs
ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world's top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.
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