Talksoft Outreach 3.0 Earns ONC-HIT Certification from Drummond Group
Hamilton, NJ - September 16, 2015-- Talksoft Outreach 3.0 has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2014 Edition Modular Certification via Drummond Group, an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) that has been empowered to test software for compliance with the requirements of the federal government’s program. The stamp of approval designates that the software offers the functionality that enables eligible providers and hospitals to meet Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements, qualifying these organizations to receive payments under the ongoing EHR adoption program.
“Talksoft is pleased to receive this certification. It's a great testament to our technology and process to be certified by a governing body such as Drummond,” says Patricia Perrino, Chief Operating Officer at Talksoft. “Talksoft strives to exceed expectations for our customers and their patients by meeting the highest standards and providing innovative products.”
To earn the certification, Talksoft Outreach 3.0 was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Talksoft Outreach 3.0, which met the requirements for Health Information Technology (ONC-HIT) 2014 Edition Modular Certification, facilitates messaging to communicate with patients on important information. Integration with systems ensures quality and efficiency for consistent MU reporting.
“The government’s program is maturing and, therefore, becoming more demanding, as it is positioning itself to enable healthcare providers to truly transform how care is delivered. As a result, software developers are being challenged to develop systems with advanced patient engagement, data transfer and interoperability functionality,” says Rik Drummond, CEO, Drummond Group Inc. “Our experience testing complex software in a variety of industries makes it possible for us to bring the sophisticated testing and certification services that the healthcare industry now needs to reach these ambitious goals.
Founded in 1997, Talksoft is a provider of cloud-based reminder and messaging services over telephone and global data networks. Talksoft's service based approach provides affordable solutions for businesses of any size by harnessing technologies once available only to large companies in niche markets. Subscribers pay only a usage-based fee -- there are no long-term contract commitments, and no computer hardware purchases. For more information, call (855) TALKSOFT, visit talksoftonline.com.
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 Authorized 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.com.
Talksoft Outreach 3.0 EHR Module is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified 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. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or guarantee the receipt of incentive payments. Certified for 170.314(g)(1) and 170.314(g)(4).
Talksoft Outreach 3.0 may require one-time implementation costs to establish interfaces for carrying out and reporting on contact attempts. Support for integration of Talksoft Outreach 3.0 with other ONC certified systems may require additional one-time costs. Certification Date: July 30, 2015 · Certificate Number: 07302015-3021-3