MDToolbox e-Prescribing Software Achieves ONC-HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs
May 21, 2014
MDToolbox, a leader in e-Prescribing software and services, announced today its e-Rx module MDToolbox-Rx, version 3.1, has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). MDToolbox-Rx version 3.1 was certified on May 2, 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 believe MDToolbox has emerged as a leader in e-Prescribing solutions by offering one of the only ONC HIT 2014 Edition certified e-Prescribing modules that is designed to integrate with other health information systems,” said Michael Conner, Director of Business Development at MDToolbox. “We understand that meeting all of the Meaningful Use Stage 2 criteria is a big task for EHRs, and many are still struggling with challenging areas such as e-Prescribing. MDToolbox focuses on offering solutions that help our partners save time and money, without having to compromise usability and patient care, and therefore offering a certified e-Rx module was an obvious choice. We are committed to providing innovative and easy to integrate solutions that not only meet, but exceed national standards for increasing patient care.”
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.
MDToolbox-Rx, version 3.1’s certification number is 140068R00. 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.
MDToolbox Rx version 3.1 meets the following certification criteria:
- 170.314(a) Clinical
- 170.314(a)(1) Computerized provider order entry
- 170.314(a)(2) Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks
- 170.314(a)(5) Problem list
- 170.314(a)(6) Medication list
- 170.314(a)(7) Medication allergy list
- 170.314(a)(8) Clinical decision support
- 170.314(a)(10) Drug-formulary checks
- 170.314(a)(15) Patient-specific education resources
- 170.314(b) Care Coordination
- 170.314(b)(3) Electronic prescribing
- 170.314(g) Utilization
- 170.314(g)(1) Automated numerator recording
- 170.314(g)(3) Safety-enhanced design
- 170.314(g)(4) Quality management system
The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: LexiComp, Medline Plus
There are no additional types of costs that an eligible provider would pay to implement this EHR Module’s capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures.