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E-Medapps' SevaExchangeTM Interface Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group

June 2, 2014



Schaumburg, IL (PRWEB) June 02, 2014

E-Medapps' SevaExchangeTM Interface Engine has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR interface software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

SevaExchangeTM, E-Medapps' Interface Engine, met the requirements under the "EHR Module Ambulatory 2014" category for the following Meaningful Use criteria: Transition of Care, and Public Health Immunization and Syndromic reporting measures. (170.314(b)(2), 170.314(f) (2,3), 170.314(g)(1,4))

SevaExchangeTM is a rules based interface engine that facilitates sending and receiving of messages between systems in the Health Care industry. In addition to the certification received for the uses above, SevaExchangeTM is used for a wide variety of purposes including translating messages of different types, connecting devices within the clinic to the EHR, providing connectivity to EHR's for HIE applications, facilitating lab and diagnostic interfacing as well as many other uses.

"Our SevaExchangeTM interface engine has been helping clinics meet their Meaningful Use criteria as well as other uses such as Health Information Exchange (HIE) for many years and we are happy to let our customers know that SevaExchangeTM has met the criteria for certification under the ONC-ACB program." said Vik Sheshadri, Vice President of Product Development at E-Medapps.

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.

"Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience," says Rik Drummond, CEO of the Drummond Group Inc. "We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry."

"This EHR Module 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."

About E-Medapps, Inc.

E-Medapps Inc. is a Health Care Information Technology Consulting firm founded in 1999 that provides services and software products to practices, clinics, hospitals, labs and other members of the Health Care Industry. Services include assistance with the implementation and support of EHR systems, EHR customization and support, network and hardware support, Meaningful Use consulting, data conversion, hosting services and application development. Products include the SevaExchangeTM interface engine, the SevaViewTM business continuity solution which allows viewing patient chart information even if the EHR is unavailable as well as other products to increase efficiency and productivity in the Health Care industry. For more information please visit http://www.emedapps.com or email info(at)emedapps(dot)com.

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 http://www.drummondgroup.com or email DGI(at)drummondgroup(dot)com.

E-Medapps, Inc., 4/7/2014, SevaExchangeTM Version 4.3, Modules Certified: 170.314(b)(2) 170.314(f) (2,3), 170.314(g)(1,4), Certificate Number 04072014-2495-9

Support for integration of this certified product version with other ONC certified systems will require one-time costs and ongoing software support costs.

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