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[December 26, 2013]

Acumen EHR, Version 7.0 Receives 2014 ONC HIT Certification

NASHVILLE, Tenn. --(Business Wire)--

Acumen Physician Solutions, a market leading EHR and practice management system for nephrology, announced today that its product Acumen EHR, Version 7.0 is compliant with the ONC 2014 Edition criteria and was certified as a Complete EHR.

As of December 23, 2013, the Acumen EHR, Version 7.0 has received 2014 Edition Ambulatory Complete EHR certification by ICSA Labs, an Office of the National Coordinator-Authorized Certification Body (ONC-ACB), in accordance with the applicable eligible professional certification criteria adopted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). The ONC 2014 Edition criteria support both Stage 1 and 2 Meaningful Use measures required to qualify eligible providers and hospitals for funding under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).

"The ONC certification will allow Acumen EHR customers to demonstrate Meaningful Use, maintain compliance and continue to offer patients the highest-quality of care," said Dana Hensley, president of Acumen Physician Solutions. "As the health care market evolves Acumen will continue to lead the specialty of nephrology with a comprehensive approach focused on individual practices and their needs regardless of the information technology they utilize."

In addition to an intuitive EHR, Acumen provides a robust, complimentary specialty specific practice management solution. Acumen also offers one of the most widely used tools by nephrologists in dialysis units and hospitals across the country, Acumen Mobile Charge Capture.

For more informatin on Acumen Physician Solutions, visit www.AcumenMD.com or contact Jason Holcomb, (615) 345-4722, jason.holcomb@acumenmd.com.


About Acumen Physician Solutions

Acumen Physician Solutions was formed to develop and deliver intuitive software tools to assist nephrologists in the practice of medicine. The Acumen solution was designed by nephrologists and made available under an Internet-based service model. Our products include: Acumen Practice Management, Acumen Plus, Acumen Mobile Charge Capture, Acumen nEHR, and Acumen PQRS. Acumen Physician Solutions, based in Franklin, Tenn., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care North America. More information regarding Acumen Physician Solutions and Acumen Nephrology can be found at www.AcumenMD.com.

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 (News - Alert), 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 (News - Alert) 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. This certification does not represent an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Additional types of costs incurred to implement the EHR's capabilities to meet meaningful use objectives include implementation fees and a monthly subscription. Acumen EHR, Version 7.0 was certified on (Dec. 23, 2013). CHPL Product Number: 130113R00.


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