Drummond Advisory Services Newsletter – Q2 2022

In this issue: Expansion of Drummond Advisory Services (DAS) Compliance Support for 170.315(g)(10) Real World Testing Plans CMS Interoperability Final Rule Compliance Expansion of Drummond Advisory Services (DAS) One year ago, the Drummond Advisory Services (DAS) program was launched to assist new and existing clients with compliance activities to save time and reduce costs in […]

Healthcare Compliance Newsletter – February 2022

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In this issue: Intro to Bi-Annual Attestation Process ONC Cures Updates & Testing Fee Discount Penetration Testing for EHR Providers Webinar Highlights Importance of FHIR® Standard Join Us at ViVE in Miami Beach! New RWT Advisory Services Offerings We Welcome You to HIMSS22 Clinical Quality Measures Are Expanding Pediatric EHR Testing & Certification to Launch […]

Update to Surescripts e-Prescribing Alternative Test Method

[vc_row][vc_column][movedo_single_image image=”23030″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) announced recently that Surescripts will not seek to be approved as an alternative certification pathway to demonstrate conformity for the new 2015 Edition Cures Act Final Rule requirements for the e-prescribing criterion 170.315(b)(3), updating to the NCPDP 2017071 standard. For products certified to […]

ONC’s Interim Final Rule Extends Compliance Deadlines

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) recently released an Interim Final Rule (IFR) providing additional flexibility enabling the healthcare community to effectively respond to the public health emergency related to COVID-19. The IFR – Information Blocking and the ONC Health IT Certification Program: Extension of Compliance Dates and Timeframes in […]

Healthcare Compliance Newsletter – Fall 2020

In this issue: New Rules Could Change Approaching Compliance Deadlines CMS Final Rule: Interoperability Testing & Certification program 2021 Savings Pre-Test Practice Sessions Testing Flexibility and Control New Rules Could Change Approaching Compliance Deadlines Have you heard? A new ONC Interim Final Rule (IFR) – titled “Information Blocking and the ONC Health IT Certification Program: […]

AEGIS and Drummond Announce Strategic Partnership Focusing on CMS Patient Access API Test-Driven-Development, Certification

AEGIS and Drummond Group LLC today announced a multi-year strategic partnership to support the implementation of CMS requirements for healthcare payers to implement APIs to improve Patient Access to their healthcare records. The partnership will combine robust test-driven-development tools with a certification program that validates compliance with federal requirements around the HL7® FHIR® standard. With decades of […]

Real World Testing Update

In this webinar, health IT developers have another amazing opportunity to learn more about real world testing (RWT) requirements implemented this year under the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule. This is in follow up to the previous RWT webinar in May 2020 that provides additional insight and clarifications Drummond has received from the Office […]

Getting Started with 21st Century Cures Certification

In this webinar, we will focus on specific 21st Century Cures topics and how to get started with the 2015 Edition Cures Update certification, including: Expectations related to 2015 Edition Cures Updates Initial steps and 2020 requirements for Health IT developers Compliance requirements and timelines Real-World Testing (RWT) update Ready to get started? Contact us.

What You Need to Know about the Updates to E-Prescribing (b3)

In the May release of its 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule, the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) made several revisions to the 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Program. One significant change was made to the e-Prescribing protocol certification requirement as outlined in 170.315(b)(3) Cures Update criterion. Prior to the release of the 2015 […]