Plano, TX – October 14, 2013 - NTT DATA, Inc., a leading IT services provider,  announced today that its NTT DATA Optimum SuiteTM has achieved 2014 Edition Complete EHR Inpatient ONC Health IT Certification, which designates that the software is capable of supporting healthcare providers with Stage 1 and Stage 2 meaningful use measures required to qualify for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).  Optimum™ 3.2 was certified by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB) and is compliant in accordance with the criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

“NTT DATA is pleased to announce the complete 2014 ONC Health IT certification of the Optimum 3.2 EHR solution,” said Mike Jones, senior vice president and general manager for NTT DATA, Inc. “This achievement exemplifies our dedication to providing effective, high-quality solutions that enable our clients to improve outcomes and drive patient-focused workflows while maintaining regulatory compliance. As a leader in the healthcare technology industry, NTT DATA looks forward to helping our customers achieve their long-term strategic goals.”

ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon, offers vendor-neutral testing and certification.  2014 Edition ONC Health IT Certification is awarded to those technologies that are capable of meeting the more rigorous testing criteria developed to support providers and hospitals with Stage 2 meaningful use, which focuses on the capability of health IT to deliver higher quality patient care and exchange clinical information securely.

As a Complete EHR, Optimum 3.2 meets all of the 2014 Edition inpatient domain certification criteria and the following Clinical Quality Measures: CMS71, CMS72, CMS100, CMS102, CMS104, CMS105, CMS113, CMS9, CMS60, CMS185, CMS31, CMS26, CMS114, CMS190, CMS111, CMS55, CMS32, CMS53, CMS30, CMS107, CMS91, CMS110, CMS109, CMS73, and CMS108.

Additional types of costs that an eligible hospital would pay to implement the Optimum EHR, Version3.2 in order to attempt to meet meaningful use objectives and measures include: data conversion and set-up, implementation and training, on-going support services, and interface costs.

Note: Optimum and Optimum Suite are trademarks of NTT DATA, Inc.

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 ONC Certification

The ONC Certified HIT Technology program tests and certifies that Health IT technology 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.

* This Complete EHR is 2014 Edition compliant and has been certified by an ONC-ACB in accordance with the applicable certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Optimum 3.2 was certified on October 8, 2013. CHPL Product ID: 130084R00.

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