careMESH Receives 2015 Edition ONC Health IT Certification

Press Release | careMESH | September 18, 2019

RESTON, Va. - Sept. 18, 2019 - PRLog -- careMESH, the only service provider to guarantee digital delivery of patient health information to any U.S.-based clinician, announced that it has achieved ONC-Health IT 2015 Edition Health IT Module Certification for reporting on the delivery of transitions of care. This ONC-Health IT Certification gives customers the assurance that careMESH can be used for digital communications and its reports can be used in Promoting Interoperability attestation.

"Achieving 2015 ONC certification was important so that our customers could not only rely on careMESH for digital communications with the outside world, but also on our reports for attestation," said careMESH President and COO, Justin Sims. "Without leaving their EHR, healthcare providers can use our National Provider Directory to identify any licensed clinician in the U.S, securely and digitally deliver referrals, discharges and other transitions of care, and then monitor and report on delivery. It's a powerful combination that is unparalleled in the market today."

careMESH President and COO, Justin SimscareMESH is used by healthcare providers as part of their CMS Promoting Interoperability programs to manage referrals, admission and discharge communications, and other transitions of care. It focuses specifically on one of the most challenging areas-Health Information Exchange-and has been certified by SLI Compliance effective July 1, 2019 for the following criteria:

  • 170.315(g)(1) Automated Numerator Recording
  • 170.315(d)(1) Authentication, Access Control, Authorization
  • 170.315(d)(5) Automatic Access Time-Out
  • 170.315(d)(7) End-User Device Encryption
  • 170.315(g)(4) Quality Management System
  • 170.315(g)(5) Accessibility-Centered Design

This Health IT Module is 2015 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Detailed careMESH Certification Information, Additional Costs, and Contractual and Technical Limitations can be found here.

About careMESH

careMESH brings together a national provider directory, secure communications, and transition of care workflows into a single service, so that any provider can communicate and collaborate with any other, instantly. Our cloud-based services are designed to efficiently allow hospitals, Health Plans and other healthcare delivery organizations to communicate about patients, maintain complete control over when and where information is shared, and meet increasingly rigorous state and federal requirements for care team collaboration. To learn more, visit www.caremesh.com or follow us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/caremesh-1) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/careMESHinc).

About SLI

SLI Compliance (https://www.slicompliance.com/) is an Independent Test Laboratory and Certification Body. SLI Compliance has been authorized to perform Conformance Testing and Certification on Health Information Technology by the US Department of Health and Human Services' Office of the National Coordinator as an Authorized Test Lab (ONC-ATL) and an Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB). Testing and Certification ensures eligible professionals, practices and hospitals that the Health IT technology they're considering has the necessary capabilities to satisfy the ONC Health IT Program criteria and CMS incentive program goals and objectives. SLI CERTIFIED® is a registered trademark of Gaming Laboratories International, LLC dba SLI Compliance.

*ONC CERTIFIED HIT® is a registered trademark of HHS.