It is the First Complete EHR to Receive the Latest Certification from Testing Body Drummond Group LLC
NextGen Healthcare, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of cloud-based, ambulatory-focused technology solutions, today announced that its NextGen® Enterprise EHR has achieved the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2015 Edition Cures Update Health IT certification via Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB). NextGen Healthcare is the first EHR developer to certify a complete EHR solution to the 2015 Edition Cures Update criteria.
This approval designates that the software delivers the required functionality in support of enabling eligible clinicians and groups to meet the requirements of various regulatory programs that involve the use of certified EHR technology, including the latest interoperability standards needed to support compliance with the information sharing requirements of the 21st Century Cures Act.
“This certification ahead of the mandated deadline exemplifies NextGen Healthcare’s commitment to leading the transformation of ambulatory care with solutions that meet the most stringent technical requirements,” said David Sides, chief executive officer at NextGen Healthcare. “Obtaining this certification from the ONC offers our providers peace of mind that our interoperable solutions are compliant with all applicable government regulations, which allows them to focus on improving healthcare outcomes for their patients.”
NextGen Enterprise EHR, which met the requirements for 2015 Cures Update Health IT certification, is an EHR solution for ambulatory healthcare providers that helps increase clinical productivity, enriches the patient experience, provides patients expanded access to their own data, reduces healthcare disparities, and helps to ensure healthy financial outcomes. To earn the certification, the software was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
With more than 20 years of testing experience across various industries, Drummond brings a high level of technical expertise to this process. Since becoming an ONC-ACB in 2010, Drummond has conducted more than 3,000 health IT tests and certifications.
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