|[January 24, 2014]
Netsmart TIER® CareRecord™ is Third Netsmart Post-Acute EHR to Attain Meaningful Use Stage 2 Certification
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. --(Business Wire)--
today announced it has attained ambulatory Complete EHR, 2014 Edition
(Meaningful Use Stage 2) certification for its TIER® version 8.0
Certification of the TIER CareRecord follows earlier Meaningful Use
Stage 2 complete certification of Netsmart's myAvatar™ and myEvolv™
Netsmart continued the development of the TIER CareRecord after its
acquisition of Lisle, Illinois-based Sequest Technologies, Inc. in
October 2011. Since that time, TIER's capabilities have expanded to
include enhanced e-prescribing, interoperability and consumer
connectivity capabilities. In addition, TIER now contains Guardiant™
decision support tools to assist organizations in proactively monitoring
the health of their EHR environment.
"We are committed to preparing our clients for the coordinated care,
pay-for-performance, outcomes-based environment that is now a reality,"
said Michael Valentine, chief executive officer, Netsmart. "Part of that
commitment is the ongoing investment of dollars and resources required
to provide our clients with CareRecords that go above and beyond the
basic clinical capabilities required by Meaningful Use Stage 2."
Stage 1 Complete and Modular Meaningful Use certification expired for
all vendors on December 31, 2013, so they must successfully pass 2014
certification requirements for their users to continue to qualify for
Meaningful Use incentive funds. In addition to myAvatar, myEvolv and
TIER, Netsmart is on schedule to attain Complete EHR, 2014 Edition
compliant certification for its CMHC/MIS and Insight™ CareRecords.
Behavioral health, addiction treatment, I/DD, child and family, public
health, and other health and human services providers are currently
eligible for Medicaid or Medicare Meaningful Use funds based on the
number of Eligible Professionals (EPs), such as physicians and nurse
practitioners, in their organizations.
Certification testing for myEvolv was conducted by Drummond Group Inc.,
one of the ONC-Authorized
Testing and Certification Bodies (ATCBs) for EHR certification named
by the Offce of the National Coordinator to provide Meaningful Use
certification for EHR systems and applications.
To learn more about how Netsmart can help health and human services
organizations qualify for Meaningful Use incentives, visit www.ntst.com/meaningfuluse.
Netsmart is committed to helping health and human services providers
deliver effective, recovery-based care with Netsmart CareFabric™,
a tightly woven framework of innovative clinical and business solutions
and services that supports integrated, coordinated delivery of health
services across the spectrum of care.
More than 22,000 client organizations, including 450,000 care providers
and more than 40 state systems use Netsmart products to help improve the
quality of life for tens of millions of people each year. Netsmart
clients include mental health and substance use treatment agencies,
psychiatric hospitals, private and group mental health practices, public
health departments, social services and child and family health
agencies, vital records offices, and managed care organizations.
Netsmart is pleased to support the EveryDay Matters Foundation, which
was established for behavioral and public health organizations to learn
from each other and share their causes and stories. Organizations can
also request grants for their cause or to help fund technology that
advances the way care is delivered. For more information, visit www.everydaymatters.com/foundation.
Learn more about how Netsmart and CareFabric are changing the face of
healthcare today. Visit www.ntst.com,
call 1-800-472-5509, follow us on Twitter,
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TIER is a registered trademark.
myEvolv, Guardiant, Insight and CareFabric are trademarks of Netsmart
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
Vendor: Netsmart Technologies, Inc.
Product Version: TIER
Additional Software: Impriva
Criteria: 170.314(a)(1-15); 170.314(b)(1-5, 7)
170.314(d)(1-9); 170.314(e)(1-3); 170.314(f)(1-3); 170.314(g)(2-4)
Transparency: The additional costs beyond the initial EHR
purchase/upgrade in order for an EP, EH, or CAE to attempt to meet
meaningful use objectives and measures under the program are:
All modules required for MU Stage 2
Implementation Services (one time)
*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
*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.
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