ORLANDO, Florida, April 28, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Garage today announced that its Bridge platform has achieved 2015 Edition Health IT certification from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology (ONC-Health IT) through Drummond Group LLC, an Accredited Certification Body (ACB). The seal of approval designates that the software provides the functionality required to enable eligible providers and hospitals to meet the requirements of various regulatory programs that involve the use of Certified Electronic Health Records (EHR) technology.
“We congratulate the Garage on having obtained eCQM certification. They continue to be part of our core strategy and are a trusted partner in all aspects of value-based care, including quality,” said Pawan Shah, President – Tampa-based Medicare ACOs for Physicians Partners. , FL.
To achieve certification, Bridge version 5.3.0 was tested to comply with applicable standards and certification criteria set forth by the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
“It’s a big step for us. In our quest to deliver the best population health management experience at scale, our commitment to all required certifications such as eCQM is the cornerstone for building trust with users of our platform,” said Pranam Ben, founder and CEO of the Garage.
With over 20 years of testing experience in various industries, Drummond brings a high level of technical expertise to this process. Since becoming ONC-ACB in 2010, Drummond has completed over 3,000 health informatics tests and certifications.
Bridge, which met the requirements of Drummond’s 2015 Cures ONC-ACB EHR, is a population health management platform that aggregates data from ALL sources to deliver best-in-class solutions in five key areas : advanced analytics, care management, patient engagement, risk and performance management and quality management.
With this certification, Bridge v5.3.0 provides certified reports for Electronic Clinical Quality Metrics, hereafter referred to as eCQM at $50 per vendor per month. Certification details are included below:
“This health informatics module is 2015 edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the Department American Health and Human Resources Services..”
Bridge version 5.3.0
1 Orange Avenue South
Orlando, FL 32801
Jessica Marette Robinson
Certification date: 04/18/2022
Certification criteria: 170.315 (c)(1-3); (d)(1-3, 5, 7, 9, 12-13); (g)(4-5)
Clinical grade metrics tested: 2v10, 122v9, 165v9
Additional software used: No
About the garage
Based in Orlando, Florida, The Garage is a population health management technology company dedicated to changing healthcare for good…one community at a time. The company works with more than 120 healthcare organizations and more than 18,000 providers in more than 30 states. Through its collaborative population health management platform, Bridge, The Garage touches more than 15 million patient lives, enabling providers to achieve the quadruple goal of lower cost, better care, improved health and an improved working life for health care providers. For more information, visit www.TheGarage.health.
About Drummond Group LLC
Drummond Group LLC is a global software testing and certification laboratory serving a wide range of vertical industries. In healthcare, Drummond tests and certifies Controlled Substance Ordering Systems (CSOS), Electronic Controlled Substance Prescribing (EPCS) software and processes, and Electronic Health Records (EHR) – designating the testing lab trusted as the sole third-party certifier of the three initiatives designed to move the industry into a digital future. Drummond was founded in 1999 and is an ONC Accredited Certification Body (ACB) and Authorized Testing Laboratory (ATL) and continues to draw on its extensive experience and expertise to provide reliable and cost effective services. For more information, please visit http://www.drummondgroup.com.
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Jessica Marette Robinson