LG CNS EHR™ SNF Version 1.5 Earns ONC-Health IT Certification from Drummond Group LLC

GEORGETOWN, Texas, April 26, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Collain Healthcare, an LG CNS Company, announces that the LG CNS EHR™ SNF Version 1.5 (LG CNS EHR™) has achieved Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) 2014 Edition Modular Certification via Drummond Group LLC, 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 provides functionality that can assist eligible providers in meeting Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use requirements.

“We are pleased to have accomplished this certification process as it represents just one of the strategic steps we are taking to provide innovative certified solutions to our partners,” says Robert Baker, President – Senior Housing of Collain Healthcare.

To earn the certification, LG CNS EHR™ was tested to be in accordance with applicable standards and certification criteria put forth by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

LG CNS EHR™, which met the requirements for EHR Module (Ambulatory), is a pioneering solution with the most modern EHR functionality for the skilled nursing setting and includes an integrated telehealth and population health platform to enable team care. All LG CNS Healthcare Solutions were developed in the modern healthcare reform era to empower providers of frail and vulnerable populations with the platform and tools necessary to participate in value based care and advanced payment models.

“The ONC Edition certification criteria represent some of the most sophisticated set of features in modern health IT. It is intended to enable system-to-system interoperability, patient engagement, detailed clinical quality measures and patient privacy and security,” says Kyle Meadors, President of Drummond Group LLC. “To be certified in this program by Drummond Group is a significant accomplishment given the complexities and high design requirements of the ONC test procedures and test tools.”

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.

Vendor Name: LGCNS
Date Certified: February 11, 2016
Modules Tested: 170.314 (a)(1-4, 6,7); (d)(1, 5); (g)(2-4)
Certificate No. 02112016-5300-6

LG CNS EHR™ SNF for Skilled Nursing Facilities, this ONC certified product-version may require a one-time Application set-up for each Customer. In consideration for the license granted, the Customer shall pay one-time payment and/or recurring charges when due. Customer is granted a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable and limited license during the applicable term and only it and its users are permitted license to access and use the LG CNS EHR™ SNF for Skilled Nursing Facilities.

When purchasing this certified product-version, Customers must sign a contract by mutual consent, in which detailed terms and conditions are specified.

Additional cost:
Collain/LG CNS may charge an hourly service fee for technical engineering service, training and on-site go-live support service plus travel expenses. This certified product-version may require one-time and/or re-occurring costs to establish 1.) interfaces to 3rd party applications (pharmacy, rehab, laboratory, etc.) and 2.) the inclusion of 3rd party copyrighted content (such as forms, assessments or protocols).

About LG CNS
Collain Healthcare, the US Health Care Subsidiary of LG CNS, is headquartered in Georgetown, TX. A global leader in healthcare technology, LG CNS is pioneering solutions for population health with the most modern EHR suite for the long-term and post-acute care continuum as well as an integrated telehealth and population health platform that empowers the patient and coordinated care teams. Led by a physician, the leadership team is comprised of experts with deep knowledge across the continuum of care. Clients benefit from the most advanced health information technology platform created from the ground up with customers, following the passage of ACA and focusing on the future of healthcare. For more information, visit http://ehr.lgcns.com.

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.

Contact: Robert Baker 888-501-4118 rbaker@collain.com

Source: LG CNS Healthcare Solutions