Smoky Mountain Information System's PIMSY Platinum 6.0 Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group

Top Quote After rigorous testing, PIMSY Platinum 6.0 has received 2014 Edition Meaningful Use certification by the Drummond Group. PIMSY is an EHR (electronic health records) and practice management system created by and for mental / behavioral health. PIMSY Platinum 6.0 allows Eligible Providers (EPs) to attest to both Stages 1 and 2 of the HITECH Meaningful Use program. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) November 19, 2014 - Waynesville, NC - Smoky Mountain Information System's PIMSY Platinum 6.0 has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

    "I couldn't be more proud of our team: every department assisted in achieving this monumental accomplishment. By providing our clients with 2014-Edition software, we're doing our part to move towards national interoperability, which means better client outcomes. Certified EHRs like PIMSY reduce treatment errors, improve medication safety, and help keep client data safe and HIPAA-secure," said PIMSY CEO Ian MacDonald.

    "Investing in Meaningful Use was ultimately a commitment to our clients. We're very pleased to be taking this commitment to the next level by achieving 2014-Edition certification, and we're especially proud of the fact that we were able to accomplish this milestone while still providing outstanding service. I'm pleased that we kept this promise to our clients."

    Drummond Group's ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology - a key component of the federal government's push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

    PIMSY Platinum 6.0, which met the requirements for 2014-Edition Modular Certification, is an impressive blend of robust functionality and customizable features. PIMSY was designed by and for mental / behavioral health, psychiatry, counseling, substance abuse, and rehabilitation. Achieving 2014-Edition certification allows our clients to more efficiently serve their patients and reach the ultimate goal of improved clinical outcomes.

    "Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience," says Rik Drummond, CEO of the Drummond Group Inc.

    "We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry."

    This EHR Module is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by 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.

    Smoky Mountain Information Systems, PIMSY Platinum 6.0, Certification ID # 11062014-1981-1, Certified on 11/6/14
    Clinical Quality Measures certified: 2v3; 68v3; 69v2; 137v2; 138v2; 156v2; 161v2; 165v2; 169v2
    Modules Tested: 170.314 (a)(1‐15); (b)(1‐5, 7); (c)(1‐3); (d)(1‐8); (e)(1‐3); (f)(1); (g)(2‐4)
    Additional software relied upon to certify: Data Motion, H2H DigitalRx
    Price Transparency: The following costs are associated with the implementation of 2014 edition Meaningful Use certified PIMSY Platinum 6.0:
    A one-time cost for setup and training involved with initial start-up.
    Ongoing monthly cost per user, which includes unlimited support.
    Ongoing monthly cost per prescriber, for Digital Prescribers.
    Additional monthly/yearly cost per user for Direct Email Addresses.

    About PIMSY EHR
    PIMSY EHR was created by and for professional behavioral healthcare providers. It's an enterprise system that offers a beautiful balance of adaptability and ready-to-use functionality. Our three different plans provide a mental health EHR for every practice. PIMSY will help organize your entire office, streamline your workflow, and free up time & money to focus on your clients. With unheard of customization, outstanding support and free upgrades, you won't outgrow PIMSY! It's built to grow with your practice. PIMSY is comprehensive but still user-friendly; HIPAA-compliant; and completely in the Cloud. Learn more at http://pimsyehr.com/ or email hello ( @ ) pimsyemr dot com dot

    About Drummond Group Inc.
    Drummond Group Inc. 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. Founded in 1999, and accredited for the Office of the National Coordinator HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Accredited Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group continues to build upon its deep experience and expertise necessary to deliver reliable and cost-effective services.

    For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com or email dgi ( @ ) drummondgroup dot com.

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