The Echo Group Receives 2014 ONC-ACB Certification

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(Certification ID Number: 04282014‐1976‐1)

CONWAY, NH — The Echo Group’s Clinician’s Desktop™ has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program (Certification ID Number: 04282014‐1976‐1). This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

“For more than 30 years, Echo has delivered the software tools organizations need to succeed in the highly changeable landscape of behavioral health.” said Joe Viger, Vice President of Business Development for The Echo Group. Echo’s 2014 Complete Ambulatory Certification of Clinician’s Desktop™ is affirmation of this commitment to our customers. In contrast to a Modular Certification approach, Complete Certification provides our customers the opportunity to access Stage 2 opportunities without taking on the responsibility of additional requirements. Echo is excited to have addressed Complete Certification requirements in a way that not only achieved Certification but also positions Clinician’s Desktop™ as an EHR our customers can rely on for years to come to support coordinated care and evolving healthcare trends.”

Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology – a key component of the federal government’s push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

Clinician’s Desktop™, which met the requirements for Complete Ambulatory EHR Certification, is a flexible electronic health record designed for behavioral health and integrated care featuring Echo’s intuitive Visual Health Record (VHR) user interface.

This Complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. The Echo Group, Certified 04/28/2014, Clinician’s Desktop v10.0, Modules Tested: 170.314(a)(1‐15);170.314(b)(1‐5,7);170.314(c)(1‐3); 170.314(d)(1‐8); 170.314(e)(1‐3); 170.314(f)(1‐3);170.314(g)(2‐4), Certification ID Number: 04282014‐1976‐1, Clinical Quality Measures Certified: CMS068v3; CMS069v2; CMS128v2; CMS137v2; CMS138v2; CMS147v2; CMS155v2; CMS156v2; CMS161v2; CMS165v2; CMS169v2; CMS177v2, Additional software used: DrFirst Rcopia, EMR Direct phiMail. This certified product-version may require one-time costs to establish interfaces for reporting and on-going annual fees to support pharmacy services, lab services and secure email.​

This Complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. The Echo Group, Certified 06/05/2014, Echo Visual Health Record v10.0, Modules Tested: 170.314(a)(1‐15);170.314(b)(1‐5,7);170.314(c)(1‐3); 170.314(d)(1‐8); 170.314(e)(1‐3); 170.314(f)(1‐3);170.314(g)(2‐4), Certification ID Number: 04282014‐1976‐1NC, Clinical Quality Measures Certified: CMS068v3; CMS069v2; CMS128v2; CMS137v2; CMS138v2; CMS147v2; CMS155v2; CMS156v2; CMS161v2; CMS165v2; CMS169v2; CMS177v2, Additional software used: DrFirst Rcopia, EMR Direct phiMail. This certified product-version may require one-time costs to establish interfaces for reporting and on-going annual fees to support pharmacy services, lab services and secure email.​

A certification that is issued to an integrated bundle of EHR Modules shall be treated the same as a certification issued to a Complete EHR except that it must also indicate each EHR Module that comprises the bundle;

A certification issued to a Complete EHR or EHR Module based on applicable certification criteria adopted by the ONC at subpart C of this part must be separate and distinct from any other certification(s) based on other criteria or requirements.

About The Echo Group — The Echo Group develops enterprise software applications that are designed specifically for and used by hundreds of behavioral health organizations nationwide.

Echo offers a suite of applications for administrative, clinical electronic health records and billing functions as well as software for managed care organizations which can be deployed as self-hosted or Software as a Service (SaaS).

Echo also offers Revenue Cycle Management, Information Technology support and Fiscal and Clinical Process Workflow Analysis.

Privately held since 1980, The Echo Group is headquartered in Conway, New Hampshire with additional offices in Ohio and California.

About Drummond Group Inc. — Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond Group tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Prescription of Controlled Substances (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHRs) – designating the trusted test lab as the only third-party certifier of all three initiatives designed to move the industry toward a digital future. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Accredited Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI@drummondgroup.com.