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athenahealth EHR earns CCHIT Certification

June 8, 2009
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The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology (CCHIT, Chicago) has approved the software component of Watertown, Mass.-based athenahealth, Inc.’s service-based EHR, athenaClinicalsSM Version 9.15.1, as a conditionally CCHIT Certified 08 Ambulatory EHR pending advanced electronic prescribing verification.

According to CCHIT, athenahealth’s EHR service meets the Certification Commission’s EHR criteria for physician office-based use.

The Commission — a private, nonprofit organization — is the recognized certification body for certifying health information technology products.



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