BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — SuccessEHS client First Care Clinic in Hays, Kan., recently received Level III PCMH recognition from The National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). First Care Clinic was awarded recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered practices that focus on coordinated care and integrating patients as active participants in their care. This highest level of recognition serves as confirmation of the clinic’s efforts to provide high-quality, affordable care.
The PCMH care delivery model is designed to strengthen patient-physician relationships by moving from reactive care to proactive care, allowing a physician-led care team to facilitate an ongoing relationship for wellness and long-term healing. SuccessEHS provides EHR software and a comprehensive PCMH toolkit that serves a guide for clients as they transition to the PCMH model.
“SuccessEHS offers software with excellent reporting capabilities and helped us achieve PCMH recognition. We also would not have been able to achieve this goal without the active participation of our dedicated staff,” said Rhiannon Maier, Clinical Director of First Care Clinic.
SuccessEHS’s patient-centered EHR solution supports the PCMH model and includes robust reporting capabilities, an inherent patient portal, advanced health information exchange capabilities, tools for patient communication and advanced scheduling capabilities. SuccessEHS created pre-built reports specifically designed for clients pursuing PCMH recognition.
First Care Clinic has seen advances in its quality of care due to the implementation of the SuccessEHS EHR solution and their transition to the PCMH model.
“We’ve seen health improvements in our diabetic and hypertensive patients,” Bryan Brady, CEO of First Care Clinic, said. “Our immunization rates for children under two have also significantly increased.”
The technology, resources and services from SuccessEHS have helped a number of clients achieve PCMH recognition from the NCQA, one of several accrediting bodies.
SuccessEHS, a division of Vitera Healthcare Solutions, is a nationally acclaimed vendor providing a single solution Practice Management and Electronic Health Record (EHR) with Integrated Medical Billing Services, as well as an Electronic Dental Record (EDR). Providers in more than 65 specialties across 47 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands use the SuccessEHS solution, including more than 190 Community Health Centers (CHCs). SuccessEHS software solutions are entirely in-house developed and supported.
SuccessEHS’s SuccessEHS 7.0, met the requirements for certification as a Complete Ambulatory EHR. SuccessEHS’s MediaDent 9.0 also met the requirements for certification as a Complete Ambulatory EHR when integrated with SuccessEHS 7.0. Both products are 2014 compliant and were certified on Sept. 12, 2013, 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. These certifications do not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments.
The certification ID number for SuccessEHS 7.0 is 09122013?2181?1. The full list of the modules and clinical quality measures (CQMs), for which this product is certified can be found here. Additional software used for certification includes Data Motion.
The certification ID number for MediaDent 9.0 is 09122013?2182?1. Modules and CQMs certified, as well as additional software used, are identical to that listed for SuccessEHS 7.0 with the addition of SuccessEHS 7.0 itself as additional software used for certification.
These certified product-versions may require one-time costs to establish, as well as ongoing monthly costs to maintain, interfaces for: reporting to immunization registries, public health agencies, cancer registries and for reporting specific cases to specialized registries. One-time and ongoing monthly costs may also be required for interfaces with LabCorp or Quest or for custom interfaces. Additional licenses and/or fees may also be required as follows: one-time and ongoing monthly costs for First DataBank national drug database and DataMotion secure email capabilities and ongoing monthly costs for connectivity to RelayHealth/Surescripts eRx services.