The Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative (MAeHC) has announced that its Quality Data Center (QDC) v. 3.0 electronic health record (EHR) is certified to support meaningful use Stages 1 and 2 by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT) and is compliant with the 2014 Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology HIT criteria. According to MAeHC, it is one of the first to receive certification for all three criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services for eligible providers or hospital technology.
QDC v. 3.0 meets the following certification criteria:
- Capture and Export—EHR technology must be able to electronically record all of the data identified and electronically export a data file in accordance with specific standards;
- Import and Calculate—EHR technology must be able to electronically import a data file and calculate each and every clinical quality measure for which it is presented for certification;
- Electronic Submission; and
- Quality Management System.