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Etransmedia Technology, Inc Receives ONC-ACB Certification by Drummond Group

Etransmedia Technology, Inc.

Troy, New York, March 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Etransmedia Technology, Inc has been tested and certified under the Drummond Group's Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. This EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

"Direct Care Coordinator is a truly revolutionary product. It brings the latest clinical information exchange standards to providers' finger tips. At the same time, it offers a smooth work-flow and UI making it easy to adopt and use the product every day. Our customers are really excited about the release," said Etransmedia's Chairman, Vikash Agrawal. He added "using this product, they expect to meet MU2 and also streamline their care-coordination efforts."

Drummond Group's ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology - a key component of the federal government's push to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

Direct Care Coordinator, which met the requirements for EHR Modular (Ambulatory), allows practices to exchange referrals compliant with industry standards (Direct) and Meaningful Use (2014 edition.) It allows providers to electronically coordinate patient-care across platforms thus creating a true continuum of care.

"Leveraging information technology for healthcare initiatives provides the opportunity to deliver a high-level quality of care and efficiency which essentially benefits and enhances the overall patient experience," says Rik Drummond, CEO of the Drummond Group Inc. "We have been testing software for more than a decade and will continue to provide our extensive experience testing and certifying complex systems for multiple industries, as well as ensuring interoperability and security remain key components in the growing healthcare industry."

" 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."

And include: Etransmedia Technology, Inc, March 28, 2014, V3.0 , EHR Modular (Ambulatory) Certified, Certification ID Number 03282014‐2546‐5 , No Clinical Quality Measures Certified, Additional software used is Med Allies Direct Solutions v3.1, tested and certified to 170.314(b)(1, 2);170.314(g)(1, 4) criteria.

MU Certified Connect2Care Direct Care Coordinator V3.0 may require additional hosting and training fees. Etransmedia's business terms do not include any third party charges based on the practice's preference for using HIEs, HISPs, or similar organizations for data interchange.

*A certification 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;

*A certification 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 requirements.

About Etransmedia Technology, Inc
Since 2000, Etransmedia has developed and delivered integrated cloud-based software and services to hospitals, health systems, and physicians nationwide. Etransmedia's solutions include Revenue Cycle Management service, the Connect2Care software platform which includes an integrated EHR/PM, Financial Analytics, Care Coordination, and Patient Engagement. Etransmedia is committed to providing the right solutions to build an effective community of care, driving revenues and efficiencies for ambulatory, acute and diagnostic facilities, and increasing the availability of information to providers making critical care decisions. Etransmedia serves over 13,000 providers and 40,000 users. Etransmedia is the recipient of seven consecutive Inc. 500/5000 awards, and three consecutive Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Awards. For additional information go to www.etransmedia.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 Accredited 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.

CONTACT: Connie Smith, Marketing Etransmedia Technology, Inc 385 Jordan Road, Troy, NY 12180 Phone - 866.653.3715 Email - sales@etransmedia.com

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