Ophthalmology and Optometry Software Suite

Rich ophthalmic-specific functionality would be worthless if it slowed down the workflow of an ophthalmic practice. Medflow EHR is constantly being optimized to provide the fastest and most accurate documentation of each patient encounter. The optimization of the patient encounter allows for the highest levels of patient care and satisfaction. Medflow has designed its solutions to provide rapid data entry, immediate access to all history-related content, and quick summaries of critical clinical results enabling more efficient disease management decisions. The desktop summary allows the ophthalmologist to see their entire workload, unsigned documents, diagnostic results to be reviewed, tasks, emails and more – all from one screen.

Charlotte, September 5, 2013 – Medflow, Inc. today announced that Medflow Electronic Health Records v8.1 has been certified under the Drummond Group’s Electronic Health Records Office of the National Coordinator Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) program. By receiving the 2014 ONC HIT Certification, Medflow’s EHR software is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The significance of this milestone for the eye care community is that Medflow’s current and prospective customers can now have confidence that the EHR to which they have entrusted their practices will qualify for Meaningful Use Stages 1 and 2 and avoid penalties for non-compliance.

“This is a great day for our company and our customers,” commented Medflow President and Chief Executive Officer D. James Riggi.   “We realized how significant it was to get certified well before the beginning of 2014. We believe we are the first eye care specific EHR to become certified. It was a major challenge to effectively blend CQM aligned Clinical Decision Support into an eye care workflow.  We are proud to be the industry leader in our specialty segment!”

Drummond Group’s ONC-ACB certification program certifies that EHRs meet the meaningful use criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology. In turn, healthcare providers using the EHR systems of certified vendors are qualified to receive federal stimulus monies upon demonstrating meaningful use of the technology – a key component of the federal government’s program to improve clinical care delivery through the adoption and effective use of EHRs by U.S. healthcare providers.

The Medflow complete EHR 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.

                                                                    

Medflow EHR version 8.1

 

Certified 8/29/13, Version 8.1, Criteria Certified: 170.314(a)(1‐15); 170.314(b)(1‐5, 7); 170.314(c)(1‐3); 170.314(d)(1‐8); 170.314(e)(1‐3); 170.314(f)(1‐3); 170.314(g)(2‐4)

 

Clinical Quality Measures tested: CMS050v2; CMS062v2; CMS068v3; CMS069v2; CMS122v2; CMS127v2; CMS131v2; CMS132v2; CMS133v2; CMS138v2; CMS142v2; CMS143v2; CMS147v2; CMS156v2; CMS165v2; CMS167v2

 

Additional software used: NewCropRX, MS Excel, DataMotion, LDM Group

 

Price Transparency

Licensing and implementation of the functionality and content covered by this certification will require ongoing and/or one-time license and/or service fees covering the right to use the in-scope solutions, support, and requested standard implementation, integration, and consulting services.  Required connectivity for transmitting patient data will require one-time costs, ongoing service fees, and/or transaction-based fees.

About Medflow

Medflow, Eye Care’s leading EHR provider, has the highest rate of successful EHR implementation in the industry. Powered by the company’s commitment to technology innovation, training, support, and ongoing updates, Medflow users were the first ophthalmologists to receive payments for demonstrating meaningful use. For more information, please visit www.medflow.com

About Drummond Group Inc.

Drummond Group Inc. is a global software test and certification lab that serves a wide range of vertical industries.  In healthcare, Drummond Group 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 HIT Certification Program as an Authorized Certification Body (ACB) and an Authorized Test Lab (ATL), Drummond Group 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 or email DGI@drummondgroup.com.

 

Live Demo Schedule:

Medflow provides regularly scheduled demonstrations via web conference. These demonstrations are conducted by certified ophthalmic-trained technicians and product specialists of the Medflow EHR software. These demonstrations are approximately one hour in length and provide a high-level overview of the application while allowing sufficient time to address your questions and requests.

Wednesday, May 7th, 11:00-12:00 pm EST
Friday, May 9th, 3:00-4:00 pm EST
Monday, May 12th, 2:00-3:00 pm EST
Thursday, May 15th, 3:00-4:00 pm EST
Tuesday, May 20th, 10:00-11:00 am EST
Friday, May 23rd, 3:00-4:00 pm EST
Wednesday, May 28th, 11:00-12:00 pm EST
Friday, May 30th, 11:00-12:00 pm EST

If you would like to attend one of these live online demonstrations you may register by following the links above. Please contact Amanda Taylor -ataylor@medflow.com - with any questions.

For pricing information please fill out a Discovery Document, which can be downloaded here, and fax to Medflow at 704.927.9855

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desktop_screenFrom this one screen, a physician can quickly and easily review every work item that has been assigned, created or designated to them.

Shown on the left hand side of the screen are all documents that require attention. This includes examinations to sign-off, technician notes from the clinic and or pending medication prescriptions requiring a signature. In one easy step, you can manage all your documentation.

Outstanding orders are displayed in the upper-right hand corner of the screen. This includes diagnostic tests, special examinations, surgical procedures pending and dictation required. You have the ability to personalize this view, filtering the displayed information by using the radio buttons across the top and gaining access to other content.

In the middle of the screen, shaded yellow, you have a very simple list of open tasks, diagnostic procedures, correspondence going out and emails requiring your attention. The ophthalmologist’s desktop provides a comprehensive to-do list.

Medflow EHR is optimized to provide the fastest and most efficient access to clinical data for any physician, regardless of their specialty. Medflow’s uniquely designed forms summarize a patient’s complete history in one place. Disease management becomes a reality.

glaucoma_screenEverything you need for the follow-up and management of each glaucoma patient is on one screen. All your key indices are displayed, graphed and reviewed. You have complete access to all diagnostic data that may exist for a patient. View your entire assessment and plans to quickly see what has been tried in the past – what works and what doesn’t. You make informed decisions, improving your patient’s care and compliance.

iop_screenThe IOP Graph screen displays your patient’s IOP values over time. This is a very effective tool to use with your patients to demonstrate their need for compliance. The bottom-left window shows you the exact medication the patient was taking when the corresponding IOP measurements were taken.

visual_screenDirectly from the glaucoma summary screen you have access to the new “Visual Field Viewer.” You can quickly sort OD/OS by date and then move forwards and backwards through a history of visual fields. This is a very effective and efficient way to review the fields in order to get an impression of the patient’s progression.

Receptionist
  • Updates HealthMatics indicating patient has arrived

Chart Sent to Technician

Technician
  • Prescreening – LM/AR/EPIC
  • HPI & Histories
  • Diagnostic Tests

Chart sent to Physician

Physician
  • Examine the patient and document findings
  • treatment profiles and orders scheduled
  • Review images and diagnostic results
  • Analyze E&M coding, “File” chart, and instantly update billing codes

Chart filed & CPT ICD9 charged

Billing
  • Sends information to the financial system as a byproduct of Point-of-Care documentation

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