DES MOINES, Iowa MediNotes e version 5.2 Electronic Medical Record has been conditionally certified by the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology and meets the commission’s ambulatory electronic heath record criteria for 2007. The CCHIT is an organization named by the federal government as the recognize certification body for health information technology.
The CCHIT Certified mark provides the first consensus-based, government-recognized benchmark for ambulatory EHR products. By looking to products with the CCHIT Certified seal, physicians and other providers can reduce their risk in selecting an EHR product, allowing them to focus their evaluation on the special needs of their practices.
“This achievement in the certification process is especially important to MediNotes, because it validates our EMR’s ability to meet physicians’ needs in a demanding practice setting,” said Donald Schoen, chief executive officer and president of MediNotes. “It is also encouraging that our consistent dedication to new development over the past year is right in line with the new requirements established by CCHIT.”