GE Healthcare is pleased to announce that GE Centricity* Enterprise 6.9 was certified as a Complete Ambulatory-EHR for 2011/2012 on June 9, 2011 by Drummond Group Inc. Drummond Group made the designation in its capacity as an Office of the National Coordinator – Authorized Temporary Certification Body (ONC-ATCB) in accordance with the applicable Eligible Professional certification criteria adopted by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). GE Centricity* Enterprise 6.9 was previously certified by the Drummond Group for its inpatient functionality according to Eligible Hospital certification criteria adopted by HHS.
Centricity Enterprise 6.9 (certification # 06092011‐2900‐6) meets the following eligible professional clinical quality measures: NQF0013, NQF0024, NQF0028, NQF0038, NQF0041, NQF0059, NQF0061, NQF0064, NQF0421.
Centricity Enterprise helps hospitals and Integrated Delivery Networks (IDNs) facilitate communications, streamline workflow, speed documentation, reduce the potential for medical error, and improve efficiency. Centricity Enterprise 6.9’s integrated acute care and ambulatory care solution joins GE Healthcare’s broad portfolio of Meaningful Use-ready products, including Centricity Enterprise 6.6, Centricity Advance 10.1, Centricity Practice Solution 9.5 and 10, Centricity EMR 9.5, Centricity Perinatal, and Centricity Perioperative Anesthesia.
“Our solutions help enable organizations of all sizes to take part in the electronic revolution that is transforming the healthcare industry” said Jim Corrigan, Vice President and General Manager of GE Healthcare IT, Americas. “With the ambulatory certification of Centricity Enterprise 6.9, our Centricity Enterprise customers are assured that they have a robust integrated platform that will support their MU journey for both hospitals and healthcare professionals. I am proud of the care that we enable, the caliber of our customers and the commitment that we share to lead healthcare forward.”
The 2011/2012 certification conferred by Drummond Group 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.
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About GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare (gehealthcare.com) provides transformational medical technologies and services that are shaping a new age of patient care. Our broad expertise in medical imaging and information technologies, medical diagnostics, patient monitoring systems, drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies, performance improvement and performance solutions services help our customers to deliver better care to more people around the world at a lower cost. In addition, we partner with healthcare leaders, striving to leverage the global policy change necessary to implement a successful shift to sustainable healthcare systems.
Our “healthymagination” vision for the future invites the world to join us on our journey as we continuously develop innovations focused on reducing costs, increasing access and improving quality around the world. Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employees are committed to serving healthcare professionals and their patients in more than 100 countries.
About Drummond Group
Drummond Group, Inc. (drummondgroup.com), the trusted software test lab, provides effective and efficient electronic health record (EHR) testing to healthcare information technology vendors. As an Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB), Drummond Group works closely with healthcare software vendors to certify EHRs for use by providers that are looking to qualify for incentive funds under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). Drummond Group is approved to certify both complete and modular EHR for both ambulatory and inpatient. Leveraging more than a decade’s worth of interoperability, conformance testing and certification experience in multiple industries, Drummond Group delivers what’s needed in healthcare: highly reliable and readily affordable software testing services.