Plano, TX – February 4, 2014 – NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider, today announced that its NetSolutions 6.4.7 has been certified by the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®). The software suite is now a CCHIT Certified® 2011 Long Term and Post Acute Care (LTPAC) EHR, additionally certified for Skilled Nursing Facilities.

NetSolutions 6.4.7 has been inspected against integrated functionality, interoperability and security criteria independently developed by CCHIT's broadly representative, expert work groups. Using CCHIT's testing methods, NetSolutions has been found to be in full compliance with the criteria in effect on the date of inspection.

LTPAC providers, physicians, payers, and purchasers will all benefit from having information in the marketplace assuring them of the basic capabilities of the products certified by CCHIT. According to the CCHIT Certified 2011 Certification Handbook, certification of NTT DATA’s NetSolutions 6.4.7 will deliver the following benefits:

  • Increase the transparency of the marketplace and reduce risk for providers
  • Direct investment toward CCHIT Certified health IT products that have the necessary functionality to improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of care
  • Ensure the interoperability of health IT through standards-based compatibility with the emerging national standards
  • Protect the privacy of health information by requiring adequate security standards within health IT products and health information exchanges

CCHIT’s inspection process is based on real-life medical scenarios designed to test products rigorously against the complex needs of health care providers. As part of the process, successful use is verified at live sites.

“The CCHIT certification exemplifies our dedication to providing effective, high-quality solutions that enable our clients to improve outcomes while maintaining regulatory compliance,” said Mike Jones, senior vice president and general manager for NTT DATA, Inc. “As a leader in the healthcare technology industry, NTT DATA looks forward to helping our customers achieve their long-term strategic goals and participate in national Electronic Health Records initiatives.”

About NTT DATA
NTT DATA is your Innovation Partner anywhere around the world, with operations in more than 35 countries. NTT DATA emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services from consulting, application services, business process and IT outsourcing to cloud-based solutions.

Visit www.nttdata.com/americas to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a range of businesses and government agencies.

Find out more about our U.S. Healthcare Technologies at www.nttdata.com/ushealthcaretechnologies.

About CCHIT
The Certification Commission for Health Information Technology (CCHIT®) is an independent, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with the public mission of accelerating the adoption of robust, interoperable health information technology. The Commission has been certifying electronic health record technology since 2006 and is authorized by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as an Authorized Testing and Certification Body (ONC-ATCB). More information on CCHIT, CCHIT Certified® products and ONC-ATCB certified electronic health record technology is available at http://cchit.org.

"CCHIT®" and "CCHIT Certified®" are registered trademarks of the Certification Commission for Health Information Technology.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, application, infrastructure and business process services.

NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune Global 100.

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