New Complete EHR Solution from Pulse supports eligible professionals’ compliance with Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Wichita, KS, November 3, 2014 – Pulse Systems, Inc., an industry-leading provider of Electronic Health Record (EHR), Practice Management and Revenue Cycle Management solutions, announced today its Pulse Complete EHR, version 5.0, has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Complete EHR certification, designating that the software is capable of supporting eligible healthcare providers with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The Pulse Complete EHR, version 5.0, was certified on October 2, 2014, by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).The Pulse Complete EHR, version 5.0, which meets all 64 clinical quality measures, includes PulseRx 5.0, the most robust medication management solution on the market. Pulse’s customizable, 2014 certified EHR solution offers increased patient portal functionality, which is required for Meaningful Use attestation, and flexible workflow management tasking. It enables physician practices to send email invitations (directly from the patient portal demographic screen) to their patient base, and also gives clients the ability to manage complex multi-facility infrastructures within the portal administrator screen. Furthermore, the Pulse Complete EHR solution is also ICD-10 ready.“We are very proud of this latest certification – our sixth ONC certification during the last 14 months – as it underscores our commitment to the continual pursuit of technology and service excellence for our current and future clients,” stated Jeff Burton, President and CEO of Pulse Systems. “Pulse’s Complete EHR, version 5.0, is an advanced, yet easy-to-use solution that enables eligible professionals to be well prepared to successfully attest for Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures and collect incentive funding and avoid costly penalties.”ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. ONC HIT 2014 Edition Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 Meaningful Use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.The Pulse Complete EHR, version 5.0, certification number is 140276R00. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.The product meets the following 64 clinical quality measures certification criteria: CMS2; CMS22; CMS50; CMS52; CMS56; CMS61; CMS62; CMS64; CMS65; CMS66; CMS68; CMS69; CMS74; CMS75; CMS77; CMS82; CMS90; CMS117; CMS122; CMS123; CMS124; CMS125; CMS126; CMS127; CMS128; CMS129; CMS130; CMS131; CMS132; CMS133; CMS134; CMS135; CMS136; CMS137; CMS138; CMS139; CMS140; CMS141;CMS142; CMS143; CMS144; CMS145; CMS146; CMS147; CMS148; CMS149; CMS153; CMS154; CMS155; CMS156; CMS157; CMS158; CMS159; CMS160; CMS161; CMS163; CMS164; CMS165; CMS166; CMS167; CMS169; CMS177; CMS179; and CMS182.The additional software Pulse complete EHR, version 5.0, relied upon to comply with one or more of the certification criteria include: First Databank drug database and Medicomp’s MEDCIN® Clinical Knowledge Engine.Pulse charges a one-time purchase fee and a yearly maintenance for the software. There is a one-time charge to set up each interface and a yearly maintenance fee.For more information about Pulse Systems, please visit www.pulseinc.com.