July 26, 2011
Raintree Systems Version 10 Awarded CCHIT CertifiedÂ® 2011 Ambulatory EHR Certification
TEMECULA, Calif., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHITÃ®) announced on July 21, 2011 that Raintree Systems, Version 10, has successfully passed all required elements in Scenarios 1 through 7 of the 2011 CCHIT Ambulatory and Security test scripts and is now Fully Certified. In addition to being awarded CCHIT CertifiedÃ® 2011 Ambulatory EHR Certification, Raintree Systems Version 10 also achieved the highest usability rating by the Commission.
"To meet the standards set forth by this Certification Commission places us in an elite group of a select few across the industry. This distinction coupled with the prestige of receiving a 5 Star Usability Rating uniquely solidifies Raintree Systems Version 10 as a superior offering," said Terrence D. Sims, Chief Operating Officer, Raintree Systems, Inc.CCHIT CertifiedÃ®, an independently developed certification that includes a rigorous inspection of an EHR's integrated functionality, interoperability and security. Products that are CCHIT CertifiedÃ® are tested against criteria developed by the Commission's broadly representative, expert work groups. This program is intended to serve health care providers looking for greater assurance that a product will meet their complex needs. As part of this independent evaluation, successful use is verified at live sites and product usability is rated.
Raintree Systems Version 10 certification details are available on the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHITÃ®) website at: http://www.cchit.org/products/2011/ambulatory/3190
Additionally, Raintree Systems, Inc. announced on June 20, 2011 that Raintree Systems, Version 10, was 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on June 16, 2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHITÃ®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable 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).
Additional details about the certification and products that make up the Complete EHR is available at: http://www.cchit.org/products/2011-2012/arrafinalruleeligibleprovider/3141
About Raintree Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1983, Raintree Systems, Inc., a privately-held corporation, is a provider of integrated patient registration, scheduling, electronic medical records, E-Prescribing, billing/collections and management reporting within a single application; empowering organizations to improve client/patient care, streamline workflows and enhance profitability. Raintree has a proven track record of success and customer satisfaction in Physical Rehabilitation, Surgery, Behavioral Health, Long-Term Pediatric Rehabilitation, Chiropractic, Oncology, and Billing Service industries, with more than 2,000 implementations and 14,000 concurrent licensed users deployed throughout more than 50 specialties. Our customer base includes commercial, non-profit and government agencies across the US and Canada. For more information about Raintree Systems, visit www.raintreeinc.com.
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHITÃ®) 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 CertifiedÃ® 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 (CCHITÃ®) 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.
"CCHITÃ®" and "CCHIT CertifiedÃ®" are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.
Terrence D. Sims, COO
SOURCE Raintree Systems, Inc.