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Psyche WindoPath Version 8 Achieves ONC HIT 2014 EHR Certification FROM ICSA Labs

Psyche Systems Corporation’s WindoPath Achieves ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR Certification from ICSA Labs

Milford, Massachusetts – January 12, 2015 – Psyche Systems Corporation’s, WindoPath® Version 8 has achieved ONC HIT 2014 Edition Modular EHR certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting eligible providers and hospitals with meeting the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). WindoPath Version 8 was certified on December 4, 2014 by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with applicable criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Lisa-Jean Clifford, CEO, Psyche Systems Corporation said, “We are pleased to be able to support our customers’ 2011 and 2014 Meaningful Use Initiatives and believe that our ONC HIT certifications for both the ambulatory and inpatient settings will position our customers to demonstrate Meaningful Use.” ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification. ONC HIT 2014 Edition Certification is granted to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals who wish to demonstrate Stage 2 meaningful use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.

WindoPath Version 8’s ambulatory certification number is140339R00 and its inpatient certification number is 140340R00. ONC HIT certification conferred by ICSA Labs does not represent an endorsement of the certified EHR technology by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

WindoPath Version 8 meets the following certification criteria for the ambulatory and inpatient setting: 170.314(a)(3) – Demographics, 170.314 (a)(5) – problem list, 170.314 (b)(5) – incorporate laboratory tests and values/results, 170.314 (d)(1) – authentication, access control and authorization, 170.314 (d)(2) – auditable events and tamper-resistance, 170.314 (d)(3) – audit reports, 170.314 (d)(4) – amendments, 170.314 (d)(5) – automatic log-off, 170.314 (d)(6) – emergency access, 170.314 (d)(7) – end-user device encryption, 170.314 (d)(8) – integrity, automated numerator recording, and quality management system, values/results,170.314 (g)(1) – automated numerator recording, and 170.314 (g)(4) – quality management system.

In addition, WindoPath Version 8 also meets the following inpatient criteria: 170.314 (b)(6) – transmission of electronic laboratory tests and values/results to ambulatory providers and 170.314 (f)(4) – Public Health – transmission of reportable laboratory tests The additional software relied upon to comply with one or more of the ambulatory and inpatient certification criteria include: Oracle Hyperion Interactive Reporting.

The additional types of costs that an eligible provider or hospital would pay to implement this EHR Module’s capabilities in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: the purchase price for the right to use the application along with any services purchased, implementation and training. Maintenance is an annual cost at a percentage of the license fees.

About Psyche Since 1976, Psyche Systems has delivered products that help laboratories of all sizes run more efficiently and cost-effectively. Psyche’s WindoPath AP system, Clinical LIS, e.Outreach, EMR Internet Interface, MicroPath, and SBB blood bank software deliver a completely integrated solution for all areas and types of laboratories. Psyche’s products are fully integrated or stand-alone and support full automation, integration with instruments, clinical and back-office systems, Outreach and Meaningful Use initiatives. For more information, visit www.psychesystems.com.

About ONC Certification The ONC Certified Health Information Technology (HIT) program tests and certifies that HIT is capable of meeting the 2014 Edition criteria approved by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The certifications include Complete EHRs, which meet all of the 2014 Edition criteria for either eligible provider or hospital technology and EHR Modules, which meet one or more — but not all — of the criteria. About ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers third-party testing and certification of security and health IT products, as well as network-connected devices, to measure product compliance, reliability and performance for many of the world’s top security vendors. ICSA Labs is an ISO/IEC 17025:2005 accredited and 9001:2008 registered organization. ICSA Labs is NVLAP accredited as a Health IT Test Lab and is also an ONC-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) accredited by ANSI to ISO/IEC Guide 65. Visit http://www.icsalabs.com and http://www.icsalabs.com/blogs for more information.

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Andrew Rabbitt
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