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CareCloud Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC
[February 05, 2019]

CareCloud Earns ONC Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC


CareCloud, the platform for high-growth medical groups, has achieved the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification for the company's electronic health record software, CareCloud Charts. The company earned this designation after a rigorous review conducted by the ONC's Authorized Certification Body, Drummond Group LLC. At a time when medical groups are aligning their technology and processes to new value-based care reimbursement models, this certification affirms that CareCloud Charts has the functionality they need to meet to the regulatory requirements for clinical health information exchange that drive quality outcomes.

"Having this certification is foundational to ensuring our medical group clients not only stay current with complex and changing regulations, but to also making sure they qualify for as many quality incentives as possible," said Josh Siegel, CareCloud's chief technology officer. "This level of assurance means going beyond checking off the regulatory boxes to providing analytics and tools that drive higher productivity and growth."

To earn the certification, CareCloud Charts was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification criteria, specifically, builds on past rulemakings to facilitate greater interoperability for several clinical health information purposes and enables health information exchange through new and enhanced certification criteria, standards, and implementation specifications. The company completed a comprehensive review and attestation process for 45 modules relted to technological capability, functionality and security requirements.



In 2018, CareCloud announced that one-hundred percent of the clinicians submitting data through the company's MIPS Success Guarantee Program will avoid penalties and are eligible for bonuses based on preliminary performance feedback provided by The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Additionally, 45% of the providers that submitted data through the CareCloud program earned scores placing them above the exceptional bonus threshold and thus eligible for additional positive payment adjustments in 2019.

Certification of CareCloud Charts was received on December 31, 2018. The certification # is 15.04.04.2981.Care.22.00.1.18123. The developer is CareCloud, www.carecloud.com, located at 5200 Blue Lagoon Drive, Suite 900, Miami, Florida 33126. The company's phone number is 877.342.7517. For additional information, email hello@carecloud.com. Click here to see information about the Ambulatory Clinical Quality Measures that have been certified, as well as information about additional software required.


About CareCloud Charts

Developed in consultation with practice staff from a range of medical specialties, CareCloud Charts is a flexible and intuitive EHR that supports over 50 medical specialties and allows medical groups to access and report clinical information, manage patient care and engage patients. It's distinctive and modern user interface has won multiple design awards for its easy-to-use yet powerful approach. Charts is part of the company's comprehensive integrated health IT platform which has received numerous industry awards and recognitions, including being rated by KLAS as a top cloud-based provider of revenue cycle management services for ambulatory practices in 2017. Most recently, CareCloud was named a FrontRunner for Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software by Gartner's (News - Alert) Software Advice in January, 2019. Designed to help companies evaluate which software products may be right for them, FrontRunners evaluated 140 EMR products across small and enterprise healthcare technology vendors. CareCloud's Charts scored among the top 3 highest-rated EMR products in the enterprise market. The company's highly flexible, customizable, and modern platform is enabling CareCloud to rapidly deploy new features to clients serving patients across a wide variety of specialty medical practices, both large and small, in record time.

About CareCloud

CareCloud is the leading provider of cloud-based revenue cycle management (RCM), practice management (PM), electronic health record (EHR), and patient engagement solutions for high-performance medical groups. CareCloud helps clients increase profitability, streamline workflow, and improve patient care nationwide. The company currently manages more than $4.2 billion in annualized accounts receivable on its integrated clinical and financial platform. To learn more about CareCloud, visit www.carecloud.com.

About Drummond Group LLC

Drummond Group LLC 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. Drummond Group was founded in 1999 and is an ONC-Accredited Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL). Drummond Group continues to build on its deep experience and expertise to deliver reliable and cost-effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com.


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