Integrated Practice Solution’s ChiroTouch 5.1 RECEIVES ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 CERTIFICATION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 11/10/2011

Contact:
Robert Moberg
ChiroTouch
3636 Camino Del Rio North
Suite 220
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 619-528-0040

Wednesday, November 9th 2011

Integrated Practice Solutions, Inc. announced today that ChiroTouch Version 5.1, is 2011/2012 compliant and was certified as a Complete EHR on 11/9/2011 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®), an ONC-ATCB, in accordance with the applicable eligible provider certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. The 2011/2012 criteria support the Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

We are proud to deliver on our promise to our clients and offer not only a total practice management solution, but a completely certified EHR that allows them to fully participate in the EHR Incentive Program. Through our website, our webinars, and extensive supporting materials, we've approached the EHR Incentive Program with an effort to stay ahead of the curve in functionality, innovation, and customer confidence. We've built every EHR module from the ground-up to allow us full control over our product and our features to help our providers run an EHR-compliant practice with the faith that we will continue to cater to the uniqueness of chiropractic care.

-Robert Moberg, President of ChiroTouch

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 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) for either eligible provider or hospital technology

“CCHIT 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,” said Karen M. Bell, M.D., M.S.S., Chair, CCHIT.

ChiroTouch Version 5.1’s certification number is CC-1112-335150-3. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by CCHIT does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

ChiroTouch Version 5.1, meets the Complete EHR certification criteria as an integrated bundle of EHR modular products. The products which make up the Complete EHR

include: DrFirst RCopia, http://www.drfirst.com/

ChiroTouch 5.1 meets the following certification criteria:

  • 170.302(a) Drug-drug, drug-allergy interaction checks
  • 170.302(b) Drug-formulary checks
  • 170.302(c) Maintain up-to-date problem list
  • 170.302(d) Maintain active medication list
  • 170.302(e) Maintain active medication allergy list
  • 170.302(f) Record and chart vital signs
  • 170.302(g) Smoking status
  • 170.302(h) Incorporate laboratory test results
  • 170.302(i) Generate patient lists
  • 170.302(j) Medication reconciliation
  • 170.302(k) Submission to immunization registries
  • 170.302(l) Public health surveillance
  • 170.302(m) Patient-specific education resources
  • 170.302(n) Automated measure calculation
  • 170.302(o) Access control
  • 170.302(p) Emergency access
  • 170.302(q) Automatic log-off
  • 170.302(r) Audit log
  • 170.302(s) Integrity
  • 170.302(t) Authentication
  • 170.302(u) General encryption
  • 170.302(v) Encryption when exchanging electronic health information
  • 170.302(w) Optional: Accounting of disclosures
  • 170.304(a) Computerized provider order entry
  • 170.304(b) Electronic prescribing
  • 170.304(c) Record demographics
  • 170.304(d) Patient reminders
  • 170.304(e) Clinical decision support
  • 170.304(f) Electronic copy of health information.
  • 170.304(g) Timely access
  • 170.304(h) Clinical summaries
  • 170.304(i) Exchange clinical information and patient summary record
  • 170.304(j) Calculate and submit clinical quality measures

The clinical quality measures to which ChiroTouch version 5.1 has been certified include:

Quality Measure
Number Title
NQF 0041 PQRI 110
Flu vaccine for >/= 50 yoa
NQF 0027 PQRI 115
Smoking and Tobacco Use Cessation
NQF 0421 PQRI 128
Adult Weight Screening and Follow-Up
NQF 0013
HTN: BP Measurement
NQF 0018
Controlling High Blood Pressure
NQF 0024
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Children and Adolescents
NQF 0028
Tobacco Use assessement/intervention
NQF 0038
Childhood Immunization Status
NQF 0052
Low Back Pain: Use of Imaging Studies


The additional software ChiroTouch version 5.1 relied upon to demonstrate compliance includes:

DrFirst RCopia http://www.drfirst.com/

About Integrated Practice Solutions, Inc. DBA:ChiroTouch

ChiroTouch, by Integrated Practice Solutions Inc., is the premier provider of innovative chiropractic software technology solutions for the chiropractic industry. Fusing advanced software systems with superior support services, we partner with chiropractors across the country to help them automate operations, improve patient care, and increase profitability.

About CCHIT

The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is approved by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org

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About ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more – but not all – of the criteria. ONC-ATCB certification aligns with Health Information Technology: Initial Set of Standards, Implementation Specifications, and Certification Criteria for Electronic Health Record Technology published in the Federal Register in July 2010 and strictly adheres to the test procedures published by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) at the time of testing. ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification conferred by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services nor does it guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.

“CCHIT®” and “CCHIT Certified®” are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

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