MacPractice certification

Feb. 24, 2011
ONC-ATCB 2011-2012 certified complete EHR developed for Mac allows physicians to benefit from ARRA incentives and user-friendliness of Mac platform.

LINCOLN, Nebraska--MacPractice has announced that MacPractice MD 4.1, MacPractice 20/20 4.1, MacPractice DC 4.1, and MacPractice DDS 4.1 are 2011/2012 compliant and were certified Jan. 5, 2011, as a Complete EHRs by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

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CCHIT is 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.

“As the only ONC-ATCB 2011-2012 Certified Complete EHRs designed specifically for the Mac for physicians, dentists chiropractors, and optometrists, to my knowledge, MacPractice allows doctors who prefer the user-friendliness of the Mac platform and can demonstrate meaningful use to qualify for federal incentives intended to encourage the adoption of electronic medical records,” said Mark Hollis, president of MacPractice, an Apple developer of practice-management and clinical software on Macs and iPhones for medical, dental, chiropractic, and eye care offices.

“MacPractice calculates and submits selected clinical quality measures required for attestation.”

The ONC-ATCB 2011-2012 certification program tests and certifies that complete EHRs meet 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 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, MD, MSS, Chair, CCHIT.

The certification number for MacPractice MD 4.1, MacPractice 20/20 4.1, MacPractice DC 4.1, and MacPractice DDS 4.1 is CC-1112-769760-1. 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.

The clinical quality measures to which MacPractice MD 4.1, MacPractice 20/20 4.1, and MacPractice DC 4.1, and MacPractice DDS have been certified include:

Hypertension: Blood Pressure Measurement
Weight Assessment and Counseling for Children and Adolescents
Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair: a. Tobacco Use Assessment
Preventive Care and Screening Measure Pair: b. Tobacco Cessation Intervention
Breast Cancer Screening
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Childhood Immunization Status
Preventive Care and Screening: Influenza Immunization for Patients > 50 Years Old
Diabetes: HbA1c Poor Control
Diabetes: LDL Management & Control
Adult Weight Screening and Follow‐Up

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