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Update to Surescripts e-Prescribing Alternative Test Method 600 445 Drummond Group

Update to Surescripts e-Prescribing Alternative Test Method

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 170.315(b)(3)…

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ONC’s Interim Final Rule Extends Compliance Deadlines 600 445 Drummond Group

ONC’s Interim Final Rule Extends Compliance Deadlines

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…

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Healthcare Compliance Newsletter – Fall 2020 600 444 Drummond Group

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:…

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AEGIS and Drummond Announce Strategic Partnership Focusing on CMS Patient Access API Test-Driven-Development, Certification 600 445 Drummond Group

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…

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Drummond Certifies AS2 and AS3 Secure Messaging Products in First Half 2020 B2B Interop Test Event 600 445 Drummond Group

Drummond Certifies AS2 and AS3 Secure Messaging Products in First Half 2020 B2B Interop Test Event

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – Aug. 25, 2020 – Drummond Group LLC, the trusted leader in software interoperability testing, announces the completion of its AS2 and AS3 interoperability test events which occurred in the first half of 2020. For AS2, products from ArcESB, Axway, Cleo, Dell Boomi, DXC Technology, HelpSystems, IBM Corporation, MuleSoft LLC, and OpenText are now AS2-2Q20…

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What You Need to Know about the Updates to E-Prescribing (b3) 600 445 Drummond Group

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…

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During Covid 19 – Stay Ahead of PCI Compliance 600 445 Drummond Group

During Covid 19 – Stay Ahead of PCI Compliance

As many of our clients are now working remotely, we continue to help them stay compliant with PCI requirements. In fact, our work from home culture allows to continue to serve our clients with no interruptions. In March, Troy Leach, Senior Vice President, Engagement Officer, PCI SSC, issued a blog that discusses guidance for performing…

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Changes to your Costs and Limitations under the 21st Century Cures Act 600 445 Drummond Group

Changes to your Costs and Limitations under the 21st Century Cures Act

Are you familiar with the changes that have been made under the 21st Century Cures Act to a Health IT Developer’s Mandatory Disclosure Requirements? There are two important things to note from these changes: Removal of Limitations Continued Disclosure of Costs and Fees Removal of Limitations: The 2015 Edition Final Rule required that Health IT…

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Conditions of Certification in the 21st Century Cures Final Rule 600 445 Drummond Group

Conditions of Certification in the 21st Century Cures Final Rule

This is the last webinar in our 21st Century Cures Final Rule five-part series. In this webinar, we present an overview of the Conditions and Maintenance of Certification as well as Surveillance. We will discuss the newly-required conditions, such as: Information Blocking Assurances APIs Communications Real-world Testing Attestations EHR Reporting Criteria Submission We will also…

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New ONC Criteria 2015 Edition – 21st Century Cures 600 445 Drummond Group

New ONC Criteria 2015 Edition – 21st Century Cures

In this webinar, we will deep dive into the new ONC test criteria requirements specified in the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule. To download a pdf of this presentation, please fill out the form below. First Name* Last Name* Company Name* Email Address* (Optional)CAPTCHA

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Revised ONC 2015 Edition Criteria – 21st Century Cures Final Rule 600 445 Drummond Group

Revised ONC 2015 Edition Criteria – 21st Century Cures Final Rule

In this webinar, we will deep dive into the revised Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) test criteria specified in the 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule that modifies existing certified 2015 Edition criteria requirements. This includes the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) requirements for e-prescribing of controlled substances (EPCS). Correction: There is…

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Real-World Testing and Solutions for Developers 600 445 Drummond Group

Real-World Testing and Solutions for Developers

In this webinar, we dive into the new 21st Century Cures Act Final Rule requiring healthcare IT developers to perform real-world testing. This presentation will provide a general overview of the requirements, important timeframes, and recommendations for action for EHR developers. Specific topics include: Real-World Testing Introduction Certification Criteria Settings of Care Test Data and…

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Web Hosting Company Achieves PCI Continuous Compliance with Drummond 600 445 Drummond Group

Web Hosting Company Achieves PCI Continuous Compliance with Drummond

To stay ahead of the annual PCI Compliance requirement, many of our clients are turning to Drummond for our PCI Continuous Compliance Service.

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21st Century Cures Final Rule Overview 600 445 Drummond Group

21st Century Cures Final Rule Overview

This is the first webinar in the five-part series providing guidance on the new testing and certification requirements, as well as real-world testing, outlined in the 21st Century Cures Act.

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Why AS2 Is Still Important 600 445 Drummond Group

Why AS2 Is Still Important

The AS2 standard for securely transporting B2B data over the internet continues to be one of the most widely adopted messaging standards in the world. Learn why AS2 is still critical for your business.

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