IWT can help you achieve meaningful use:

Did you know you can receive a minimum amount of $2 million by achieving meaningful use? IWT's clinical documentation system, PICASO (*Patent Pending), offers documentation modules certified to help achieve meaningful use.

According to the ARRA, Medicare and Medicaid incentive payments are available for eligible acute care inpatient hospitals that are meaningful users of certified electronic health record (EHR) technology.

PICASO Modular Certification Specifics:

PICASO* clinical documentation system has received 2011/2012 Modular** Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting providers with Stage 1 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). PICASO was certified on April 15, 2011 under ICSA Labs' ONC-ATCB Electronic Health Record program and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

PICASO 1 meets the following certification criteria:
General Criteria
  • Maintain active medication allergy list
  • Record and chart vital signs
  • Smoking status
  • Incorporate laboratory test results
  • Medication Reconciliation
  • Submission to immunization registries
  • Access control
  • Emergency access
  • Automatic log-off
  • Audit log
  • Integrity
  • Authentication
  • General encryption
  • Encryption when exchanging electronic health information
Inpatient Criteria
  • Advance directives

The ONC-ATCB 2011/2012 certification program tests and certifies that EHR technology is capable of meeting the 2011/2012 criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHR's, which meet all of the 2011/2012 criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and HER Modules, which meet one or more-but not all-of the criteria.

*Patent Pending ** This EHR Module is 2011/2012 compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ATCB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary 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. PICASO 1 was certified on April 15, 2011. CHPL Product Number: EHRX-INNOVATIVE-2011

About ICSA Labs:

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