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PatientKeeper Receives 2014 ONC HIT Certification

Using PatientKeeper’s certified EHR module, hospitals can meet physician facing Stage 2 Meaningful Use objectives

WALTHAM, Mass., Apr. 17, 2014PatientKeeper®, a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians, today announced that PatientKeeper v8.1 software is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as an EHR Module on March 17, 2014 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ACB, in accordance with the applicable hospital certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

PatientKeeper is ONC-ACB 2014 compliant for 19 physician-facing and security criteria that hospitals must address as they seek to attest for Stage 2 Meaningful Use.  Other advanced features contained in PatientKeeper v8.1 include a versatile patient list that allows for flexible team assignments and provides views to show various care team and patient relationships; a medication reconciliation workflow optimized for patient transfers between hospital units; and ICD-10 code set support.

Over 70 hospitals throughout the country are relying on PatientKeeper to meet their Stage 2 physician requirements, including CPOE and medication reconciliation.

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About PatientKeeper

PatientKeeper®, Inc. is a leading provider of healthcare applications for physicians. PatientKeeper provides highly intuitive software that streamlines physicians' workflow to improve productivity and patient care. Currently the company is developing an innovation platform to advance the use of computers by physicians and care teams by making them indispensable tools for 21st century clinical care. PatientKeeper’s CPOE, physician documentation, electronic charge capture and other applications run on desktop and laptop computers and popular handheld devices and tablets. PatientKeeper’s software integrates with many existing healthcare information systems to effectively support healthcare providers in adopting technology, meeting MACRA requirements, and transitioning to value-based care. PatientKeeper has more than 60,000 active physician users today. For more information about PatientKeeper, visit www.patientkeeper.com or call (781) 373-6100.

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