ACOM Health Division of ACOM Solutions, Inc., and a provider of software and services that enhance efficiency, cut costs and increase practice revenue, has announced that the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT), an ONC-ATCB, has certified its Rapid Chiropractic Software as a 2011/2012 compliant EHR module in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria describes the Stage 1 meaningful use measures that are necessary to be followed by providers and hospitals to receive funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
“At ACOM Health, we strive to always be on the cutting edge and continue to provide the chiropractic marketplace with the highest level of EHR functionality,” commented Sam Mikhail, vice president of sales, ACOM Health. “Since announcement of the ARRA program, we have focused on assuring that our RAPID Chiropractic Software would be one of the first chiropractic EHR systems to be certified under the criteria of the ARRA and the Certification Commission. With certification now achieved, we believe that we delivered on this promise and we brought chiropractors using our software one step closer to securing their share of the $44,000 stimulus dollars available per eligible provider.”
The RAPID EHR software had been developed by ACOM Health specifically for chiropractors, and is said to be the first chiropractic-specific software that got certified by the CCHIT. Under the ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program, complete EHRs are tested and certified to fulfill all the 2011/2012 criteria, while the EHR modules are evaluated to fulfill the criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for either eligible provider or hospital technology.
“The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology is pleased to be testing and certifying products so that companies are now able to offer these products to providers who wish to purchase and implement certified EHR technology and achieve meaningful use in time for the 2011-2012 incentives,” stated Karen M. Bell, chairman of the CCHIT.