The deadline for the meaningful use initiative is fast approaching and Carestream Health will be there to help health care enterprises meet it. The company’s CARESTREAM Vue RIS, v.11 was certified 2011/2012 compliant as an EHR Module by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable hospital and eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

The criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible provides and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). 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 approved criteria.

The Carestream Vue RIS, v.11, was certified under the following criteria: 170.302 c-I, k-l, n-v, 170.306 b-c and h, 170.302 c-I, k-l, n-v, and 170.304 c, e-f, h and j. The clinical quality measures that the Vue has been certified for include: NQF 0013, NQF 0024, NQF 0027, NQF 0028, NQF 0031, NQF 0038 and NQF 061.

The Vue RIS collects and/or tracks receipt of the following data that meets the first phase of meaningful use requirements: patient demographics, vital signs, smoking status, immunization records, diseases, allergies, and advanced directives for patients over 65. It also maintains an active patient medication list and tracks a number of ambulatory clinical quality measures.

For specific information about the Carestream’s certification, click here.

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