TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Greenway Health, a leading health information technology and services provider, today announced a milestone: All three of its electronic health record and practice management solutions have achieved 2015 ONC Health IT certification.
The certified editions of Prime Suite v18.00, Intergy v11.00 and SuccessEHS v9.0, certified in June, are now available to help customers succeed in value-based care programs such as the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) and Alternative Payment Models.
But Greenway isn’t stopping there in its mission to expand possibilities in care.
In addition to meeting EHR certification requirements set by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONCHIT), the company is setting its own higher standards for helping ambulatory practices thrive in payment programs that reward quality and value over volume.
Over the past two years, Greenway has released an enhanced patient engagement platform, integrated care coordination services, and a population health platform.
“We’re turning our potential to improve lives — the lives of patients and their physicians alike — into a reality,” said Greenway Health CEO Scott Zimmerman.
Prime Suite v18.00 and Intergy v11.00 were tested by Drummond Group LLC, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB), and both achieved applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the ONCHIT and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Eligible practices that use noncertified EHRs face a costly disadvantage in programs such as MIPS and may face up to 9% in penalties to their Medicare reimbursement in coming years.
“Greenway has certified three EHRs in an industry where other vendors haven’t certified one,” said Mark Janiszewski, EVP, Product Management for Greenway. “That’s a testament to Greenway’s ability to focus on all our customers and their unique needs, and to follow through on the commitments we make.”
Zimmerman said Greenway’s vision goes beyond certification, however. “Our goal is to help transform practices for the future, design solutions and services that work the way our customers do, and help physicians and their staff get back to why they fell in love with medicine in the first place.”
All three certified EHRs go further to deliver customer-requested enhancements and features that make them easier to use, which is helpful when earning payments and reimbursements under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA).
“Greenway keeps improving its products,” said Dr. Michael Jordan, founder of East Lake Pediatrics. “They're never satisfied with the status quo. Every time they come out with a new version, there are updates to it that are a direct result of what customers have suggested. They’ve been around a long time, so you can trust that the enhancements Greenway makes will be supported throughout the lifetime of your practice.”
Greenway has announced that these certified solutions will serve as a foundation for Greenway’s most recent development investment — a convergence of Intergy, Prime Suite, and SuccessEHS into a single, state-of-the-art solution. The company has invested in research and development that gets to the heart of how physicians and practice staff work, so that the company’s technology and services are better aligned to help improve the clinician experience, reduce costs, boost outcomes, and thrive in value-based care.
For example, the recent release of Greenway Analytics, as part of Prime Suite v18.00, turns practice data into actionable information to give customers a more transparent view of their performance in incentive programs.
Additionally, Greenway Care Coordination Services, Greenway Patient Portal, and Greenway Patient Messaging — crucial tools for engaging with patients and keeping them healthier longer — have been enhanced to create a seamless approach to healthcare technology when combined with other Greenway solutions.
“Our technology and support help physicians not just adapt to industry changes, but realize the full potential of their practices,” Zimmerman said.
These Health IT Modules are 2015 Edition compliant and have been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. These certifications do not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Greenway Prime Suite v18.00
Modules Tested: 170.315 (a)(1-15); (b)(1-9); (c)(1-4); (d)(1-9, 11); (e)(1-3); (f)(1); (g)(2-9); (h)(1)
Clinical Quality Measures tested: 22v5; 62v5; 68v6; 69v5; 74v6; 117v5; 122v5; 123v5; 124v5; 125v5; 126v5; 127v5; 130v5; 131v5; 134v5; 138v5; 139v5; 146v5; 147v6; 148v5; 153v5; 154v5; 155v5; 156v5; 158v5; 163v5; 164v5; 165v5; 166v6; 182v6
Additional software used: Updox Direct 2014, Surescripts Clinical Direct Messaging
Greenway Intergy v11.00
Modules Tested: 170.315 (a)(1-15); (b)(1-3, 6-9); (c)(1-4); (d)(1-9); (e)(1-3); (f)(1); (g)(2-9); (h)(1)
Clinical Quality Measures tested: 2v6; 22v5; 50v5; 52v5; 56v5; 61v6; 62v5; 64v6; 65v6; 66v5; 68v6; 69v5; 74v6; 75v5; 77v5; 82v4; 90v6; 117v5; 122v5; 123v5; 124v5; 125v5; 126v5; 127v5; 128v5; 129v6; 130v5; 131v5; 132v5; 133v5; 134v5; 135v5; 136v6; 137v5; 138v5; 139v5; 140v5; 141v6; 142v5; 143v5; 144v5; 145v5; 146v5; 147v6; 148v5; 149v5; 153v5; 154v5; 155v5; 156v5; 157v5; 158v5; 159v5; 160v5; 161v5; 163v5; 164v5; 165v5; 166v6; 167v5; 169v5; 177v5; 179v5; 182v6
Additional software used: Surescripts Clinical Direct Messaging, Greenway Exchange, Intergy Practice Portal
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About Greenway Health
Improving health is at the heart of Greenway Health’s work. We connect providers to the right information and insights, at the right place and time, so they can make patient-driven care a reality while navigating the ever-changing healthcare system. Greenway delivers exceptional service through a deep team of clinical, financial, and technology experts committed to innovations that keep people healthier and happier. We partner with 10,000 organizations and 75,000 progressive providers across more than 40 specialties, which translates into more than 100 million lives that are touched by our solutions. All of Greenway Health’s solutions and services are designed to meet our companywide goals of serving physicians, connecting the industry, and empowering better care. Whether as a customer, strategic partner, or staff member, we invite you to partner with us to create a smarter healthcare system. For more details, visit www.greenwayhealth.com, call 866-242-3805, or follow Greenway on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
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 LLC 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 Health IT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group LLC 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.