CarePaths is pleased to announce that it has completed requirements for ONC certification for it's behavioral EHR. ONC (Office of National Coordinator of Healthcare Information Technology) is the government program that sets standards for healthcare information technology. Official certification is expected in 2 to 3 weeks.
To get ONC certified, an EHR must pass a rigorous examination by a third party of the it's recording, security and information sharing capabilities. Healthcare providers must use ONC certified EHR systems to receive Medicaid and Medicare incentive payments.
A focus of this ONC certification, was interoperation, a set of tools enhancing communication between medical and behavioral providers. This supports clinicians who want to expand their practice in behavioral integration.Learn more about ONC here.