VIPER Clinical Information Solution 3.0 Earns ONC-HIT Certification from Drummond Group
April 10 2015
March 12, 2015 – Spectrum Medical’s
VIPER Clinical Information Solution 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.
“Anesthesia and Perfusion
documentation remains one of the last specialties in the hospital to continue
to document on paper. According to HIMSS
Analytics, over 70% of hospitals in the U.S. remain on paper in this critical
area of the hospital” says Kevin Ledet,
Spectrum Medical’s Vice President of Clinical Information Solutions. “With unparalleled clinician acceptance and
adoption, the VIPER solution has provided a much needed tool to increase
workflow efficiency and patient safety in this demanding environment. ONC modular certification of VIPER is another
important milestone for this game changing technology.”
To earn the certification, VIPER Clinical Information
Solution 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).
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 Rick 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
“This 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.”
VIPER Clinical information Solution 3.0 has completed EHR
Inpatient Modular Certification for the following criteria:
- 170.314 (a) (3, 4, 11-13); (d) (1, 5); (g)
No Clinical Quality Measures were tested and no additional
software was used for certification.
Viper Clinical Information Solution 3.0 holds certificate number
02262015-3106-6 certified on 02/26/2015 using the 2014 edition standards.
VIPER software 3.0 may require ongoing yearly costs to support upgrades
and general maintenance. In addition, the
software may require one-time costs to establish interfaces for reporting to
various state or procedure specific registries, billing companies and/or other
3rd party Business Intelligence software.
that is issued to an integrated bundle of EHR Modules shall be treated the same
as a certification issued to a Complete EHR except that it must also indicate
each EHR Module that comprises the bundle;
issued to a Complete EHR or EHR Module based on applicable certification
criteria adopted by the ONC at subpart C of this part must be separate and
distinct from any other certification(s) based on other criteria or
Spectrum Medical Inc.
Spectrum Medical supplies EMR and
Critical Care Management Solutions specifically designed and configured for the
clinical specialty. Spectrum Medical’s
solutions include Electronic Medical Record systems, comprehensive Medical
Device Connectivity, and Telemedicine capabilities that are designed to
complement the Hospital Management System.
With offices in
Fort Mill, South Carolina and in Cheltenham, England, Spectrum
Medical has grown rapidly over the past 10 years by listening to its customers.
Spectrum Medical partners with its customers to provide complete solutions that
include software, hardware, implementation, and training. These solutions are
intuitive, easy to use, and configurable by the clinician with little or no
Drummond Group Inc.
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.